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    Abraham Lincoln et al: Signatories to the Amendment Abolishing Slavery. 12" x 14" bold & resonant albumen photograph depicting Lincoln, Hamlin, and all the members of Congress who voted for the passage of the 13th amendment abolishing slavery (Senate vote April 8, 1864, House vote January 31, 1865). Affixed to an oval mount with loss and later inscriptions, covered by an acid-free mat. This popular image comes in various sizes. This is the finest example of the large size we have seen. Unfortunately, Lincoln did not live to see the amendment's ratification by the states in December 1865. From the Merrill C. Berman Collection.

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    February, 2016
    27th Saturday
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