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Perhaps the best graphic Lincoln newspaper to be had...



Item # 661815

March 9, 1861

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 9, 1861  Most of the front page is taken up with a very nice print captioned: "Jefferson Davis, First President of the New Southern Confederacy" with  a related article on him, carrying over to page 2. The front page also has text on: "Our Portrait of the President" which relates to the terrific doublepage centerfold which has a large portrait captioned: "Portrait of Abraham Lincoln, President elect of the United States of America, With Scenes & Incidents in His Life." The large central portrait shows Lincoln beardless, and surrounding it are 18 smaller prints of Lincoln's earlier life.
Also in this issue are prints of: "Front Parlor in Abraham Lincoln's House, Springfield, Ill." and "Sitting Room In Abraham Lincoln's House, Springfield, Ill." with related articles headed: "Mr. Lincoln's House" as well as: "The President Elect on His Way to Washington". And there is yet another print; "Abraham Lincoln, the President Elect, Raising the Stars & Stripes Over Independence Hall, Philadelphia".
Complete in 16 pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, very nice condition.

Item from Catalog 288 (released for November, 2019)...

Category: Yankee

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