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Item Details

Americana, Paintings & Sporting Items

August 1, 2007 – August 3, 2007

Lot #890
Temp #19700
DepartmentDocuments
Sold For $7,500.00   (hammer price)
 $8,625.00   (price including buyer's premium)
Last Updated August 3, 2007

Description

RARE FOLIO BROADSIDE: DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE Early 19th Century Engraved by Eleazer Huntington, Hartford, CT, circa 1820-1824. The Huntington Broadside is uncommon. It is cited by John Bidwell in "American History in Image and Text", Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society , Vol. 98, Part 2, October 1988, that three copies are in institutional collections. 25" x 22".

Condition

Toned and stained. Margins appear to be close to full.

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