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CHICAGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION, 1862

LINCOLN DIORAMA Lincoln had prepared a preliminary Emancipation Proclamation in July, 1862. On the advice of his Cabinet, its release to the public was postponed until five days after the Union victory at the Battle of Antietam on September 17. The Cabi

Publisher Genuine Curteich Chicago, IL


Dimensions

Horizontal: 8.9 x 14 cm (3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2014.9463

Medium or Technique

Chromolithograph

Not On View

Classifications

Postcards

Front: 4B188-N
Back: divided. Mint.
GENUINE CURTEICH-CHICAGO “C.T.PHOTO-COTE”POST CARD (REG.U.S.PAT.OFF.)

Provenance

Between 1950 and 2011, acquired by Leonard A. Lauder, New York, from various postcard dealers in the United States, Canada and Europe; 2014, gift of Leonard A. Lauder to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 29, 2014)

Credit Line

Leonard A. Lauder Postcard Archive—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder