Gelatin silver print of President Lincoln and chromolithograph portrait of General Grant.1st item: Gelatin silver print of President Lincoln after the negative by Alexander Gardner (American/Scottish, 1821-1882), referred to as the "Gettysburg Portrait". Housed in a contemporary wooden frame. Sight – 12 3/4" H x 10 1/4" W. Framed – 20 7/8" H x 16 7/8" W. American, late 19th/early 20th century. 2nd item: Elijah C. Middleton (Ohio, mid 19th century) chromolithograph depicting General Ulysses S. Grant. Stamped "Warranted Oil Colors – Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1865, by E. C. Middleton, In the Clerk's Office of the District Court for the Southern District of Ohio Cincinnati" on canvas backing en verso. Housed in an American, circa 1860's style oval frame. Sight – 16 3/8" H x 13 1/4" W. Framed – 21 1/2" H x 18 1/2" W. American, mid 19th century. Provenance: Private Knoxville, TN collection. CONDITION: 1st item: Areas of deterioration to silvering, largest 4", around edges of print. Not examined outside of frame. 2nd item: Areas of deterioration, largest 12", around edges of print. Not examined outside of frame.
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