SKU: PR00203 Category:


Description: We offer an uncommon Lincoln related broadside, commissioned by the Sangamo Insurance Co, touting the historic nature of Lincoln’s Illinois. It was lithographed by Ehrgott, Forgriger & Company and measures: 12 ½”x 9 ½”. This broadside was printed in 1865, after the death of President Lincoln, and features five illustrations depicting Lincoln’s home, tomb, and “early life” in Illinois interspersed with a swirling variety of appealing font styles; a handsome portrait of the late President is positioned in the middle. Item #PR00203.

Jesse Dubois, the president of the Sangamo Insurance Company, served with Lincoln in the Illinois State Legislature.

Condition: Light overall toning, there are two spots of archival adhesive tape on verso along the top margin and a darker foxed spot at the lower left, generally in good condition and quite dispalyable.