LINCOLN AND CABINET. Annual Greeting of the Carriers to the Patrons of "The Press". For January 1st, 1866.

LINCOLN AND CABINET. Annual Greeting of the Carriers to the Patrons of "The Press". For January 1st, 1866.

[Philadelphia, PA]: Meichel & Plumly, 3rd & Race, [1866]. Black and white lithograph. 24 x 29 cm. double matted backed with foam board. Light grayish stain in upper right corner margin, otherwise a sharp, fresh impression. Depicts Lincoln and his cabinet (seven men) seated and standing around a table in the Cabinet Room with ornamental printed "frame" on three sides. An eagle at top, wings extended, holds a narrow banner reading "But if this Country cannot be saved without giving up that principle--" on left and "I was about to say, 'I would rather be assassinated on this spot than to surrender it!'" opposite. Signed in the plate "D. Wrest"(?). Interesting variant on the ordinary carrier's address which is usually in broadside or pamphlet form. Item #63904

Price: $600.00

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