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  • Freedom to the Slaves / SOLD

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    "FREEDOM TO THE SLAVES” - Inventory Number: POL 092 / SOLD

    Ca. 1863

    “Proclaimed January 1st 1863 by Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States "Proclaim Liberty Throughout All the Land unto All the Inhabitants Thereof".

    Lithograph, Publ. by Currier & Ives 152 Nassau St, NY.   Image celebrating the Emancipation Proclamation freeing the slaves on January 1, 1863.  Interesting to note the presence of Native Americans Indians in the background looking on. Shackles below the figures. Very good condition.  Professionally mounted in an archival frame.  Sight: 9 ¾ x 13 ½” x 16 ½” Frame: 17 ½ x 21 ¼”.  Very rare example, these have brought over $1,800. At auction in lesser condition. 

    Inventory Number: POL 092 / SOLD