Rare wartime print of the Emancipation Proclamation, designed by A. Kidder and printed by Chicago lithographer Charles Shober. Shober, the premier Chicago lithographer, created maps, panorama views of cities, as well as commemorative or souvenir broadsides such as the one shown. The print depicts an oval portrait of Lincoln surrounded by five illustrations in vignette. The broadside measures approximately 22” by 18” and is in good condition with several small tears along the edge and areas of light creasing. Matted and housed in a 32 ½” by 27” frame. A rare piece of Abraham Lincoln memorabilia.
Inventory Number: PRI 176 / SOLD