June 24 & 25, 2022: 42nd Semi-Annual Premier Americana Auction
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HISTORICAL CURRIER & IVES "AN HEIR TO THE THRONE" ANTI-LINCOLN POLITICAL CARTOON PRINT, lithograph on paper, probably after Lois Maurer (German-American, 1832-1932), depicting Abraham Lincoln and Horace Greeley, flanking a racist depiction of a small African man and stating that he is the candidate for the Presidency, posed as an exhibit at the P.T. Barnum's American Museum in New York City, featuring "BARNUM'S / WHAT IS IT / NOW EXHIBITING" faintly in the background, titled below "AN HEIR TO THE THRONE, / OR THE NEXT REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE". Housed under glass in a modern frame.

Condition : Good visual condition with overall toning and minor foxing, a tear to top center and a tear at the bottom left, some creases including a sizable one that goes diagonally from top to bottom, frame with minor wear and surface scratches, glass with a short scratch to left center. Not examined out of frame.

Circa : Circa 1860.

Item Dimensions: 13 1/2" x 12 1/4" sight, 19" x 17 3/8" OA.

Estimate : 500 - 800
HISTORICAL CURRIER & IVES "AN HEIR TO THE THRONE" ANTI-LINCOLN POLITICAL CARTOON PRINT
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Minimum Bid: $250.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,547.00
Estimate: $500.00 - $800.00
Number Bids:10