Lot 1022    

1893 Columbian Exposition Award Certificates, Plus,
2006, Spring Americana, May 10, 11 & 12
set of four 36" x 25" engraving by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing U.S. Treasury Dept. Entitled The United States of America by Act of Their Congress Have Authorized The World's Columbian Commission at the International Exhibition Held in the City of Chicago, State of Illinois, in the Year 1893... certificate is awarded to George Dorsey, Collector, Peabody Museum. Entire engraving with classical figures and motifs and allegorical symbolism. PLUS, 22" x 30" chromolithograph rendered in blue, green, orange and grey entitled Correcte General-Anficht Der Columbia Delt Ausftellung/Illinois Staatszeitung Company, Chicago, Ill. Signed in the print lower right M. Friederang. Image depicting numerous exhibition halls for the World's Fair properly identified in the lower margin.

Condition:  
All A-, nominal creases in the four certificates. Chromolithograph with light foxing on the right margin.
Sold: $780.00
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