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Group of nineteen (19) prints and ephemera related to President Andrew Jackson. Includes a group of 12 engraved, etched, and lithographic portraits of Jackson, multiple engravers after various artists including Auguste Hervieu (from Domestic Manners of the Americans by Mrs. Trollope, 1832), A.B. Walter, P. Raymond Audibert, Phillibrown after Alonzo Chappel, W. J. Edwards after John Wood Dodge, and James B. Longacre after J. Wood. Publishers and lithographers include Nathaniel Currier, A. Ducotes, P. Price Jr., and Johnson, Fry, and Company. Nine of the prints include facsimiles of Jackson's signature below the image. Three of the prints are hinge mounted to mattes. Images range in size from 6" H x 4 1/2" W to 8 5/8" H x 7 3/8" W. Sheets range in size from 7 3/4" H x 4 7/8" W to 17" H x 13" W. Also includes three mid-20th century postcards and a circa 1848 steel plate engraving for The Eclectic of Andrew Jackson, Daniel Webster, and Henry Clay by John Sartain. Image – 5" H x 8 1/2" W. Sheet – 6 1/8" H x 9 1/2" W. Matte – 11" H x 14" W. 17th item: Illustration titled Statue of General Jackson to be Unvailed May 20th, with text article on the Centennial celebration at Nahville from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, May 8, 1880. 18th item: FAREWELL ADDRESS BY ANDREW JACKSON TO THE PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATES. Printed in persuance of a resolution of the House of Representatives, adopted on the 6th of March, A.D. 1837. Printed by Samuel D. Patterson, Harrisburg, 1837. Among his farewell remarks, Jackson makes mention of Indian removal: this unhappy race-the original dwellers in our land-are now placed in a situation where we may well hope that they will share in the blesssings of civilization and be saved from that degradation and destruction to which they were rapidly hastening, and wishes for unity for the states: At every hazard, and by every sacrifice, this Union must be preserved. 14 pages. Front page separated, missing final pages. 19th item: Blue portfolio from the 1983 Andrew Jackson Commemorative US Postage Stamp Unveiling Ceremony with 2 stamps depicting the Andrew Jackson statue at the Tennessee State Capitol, postmarked Hermitage, TN Aug. 11 1983. Provenance: Collection of Charles and Ann Wells, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: General toning and foxing, some margins trimmed, matted items are hinge mounted. Currier portrait has stain to lower margin. Pamphlet: front page separated, final pages missing.