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    Abraham Lincoln: Graphic Magazine Centerfold as President-Elect. 16" x 22 1/2" centerfold from the March 6, 1861 issue of "Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper", captioned "Portrait of Abraham Lincoln, President Elect of the United States of America, with Scenes and Incidents in his Life." The vignettes are rather charming. They include a romanticized scene of Lincoln leading a charge in the Black Hawk War, "Lincoln Splitng [sic] Rails for Mel Crawford", two Wide Awake marchers and one showing "Lincoln's Father Killed by the Indians" (an error which the printer corrected by the insertion of "Grandfather"). The large bold portrait, after the photograph by Preston Butler, makes it ideal for framing and display. Light discoloration at folds.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2017
    21st Saturday
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