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    [Abraham Lincoln]: Hand Colored Racist Currier & Ives Cartoon. Cartoon published in 1860, political powerhouse Horace Greeley tries to persuade "Young America" that Lincoln and the Republican Party are not aligned with the abolition party and that the Republican platform is "composed entirely of rails split by our Candidate." A slave peers from behind the rails that comprise Lincoln's seat of honor. The print measures 16 5/8" x 11 5/8" and framed to an overall size of 23" x 18". The are a few areas of minor foxing on the mat, while the print presents excellent. After some research we can only source three other examples from the series of campaign prints issued in 1860 being hand colored. It may be some time before another example comes to market.



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    February, 2021
    27th-28th Saturday-Sunday
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