February 14, 2019 12:00 PM EST Cincinnati
Ends February 25, 2019


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Scarce Abraham Lincoln Mechanical Magic Lantern Slide, Plus

Lot of 3, featuring a mechanical Kaleidoscope slide in maple frame containing the famous five dollar bill portrait of Abraham Lincoln at center, lightly hand colored, surrounded by a green wreath, with brass fittings, 3.75 x 9.25 in.

Accompanied by 2 magic lantern slides in wood frames, the first featuring depiction of General Benjamin Butler pointing his sword towards an unkempt man, likely a Southerner, holding a dog that is barking at an African American man clinging to Butler's leg, 4 x 7 in. The second features a portrait of General George McClellan. 

Provenance:Property from the Inventory of Rex Stark

Condition:

Each with minor surface wear to slides. Wear to wooden frames typical considering age. 

Estimate: $150 - $300
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$330
02/14/2019

 

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