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(PRESIDENTS--1860 CAMPAIGN.) Currier & Ives. "The

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(PRESIDENTS--1860 CAMPAIGN.) Currier & Ives. "The Impending Crisis"--or, Caught in the Act. Lithograph, 12½ x 18 inches; minor wear including two ½-inch closed tears on top edge and 2-inch fold in upper right corner, light toning and offsetting, figures identified with early pencil captions.New York, 1860Republican candidate William Seward, recently defeated by Lincoln, has fallen off a pier, calling out "Oh, I'm going down for the last time." 3 New York newspaper editors squabble at the scene. Daily News editor Henry J. Raymond (as a policeman) and Courier editor James Watson Webb (as a newsboy) accuse Tribune editor Horace Greeley of having pushed him over the edge. Reilly 1860-26.
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(PRESIDENTS--1860 CAMPAIGN.) Currier & Ives. "The

Estimate $700 - $1,000
Sep 30
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0211: (PRESIDENTS--1860 CAMPAIGN.) Currier & Ives. "The

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Est. $700 - $1,000Starting Price $500
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Lot 0211 Details

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(PRESIDENTS--1860 CAMPAIGN.) Currier & Ives. "The Impending Crisis"--or, Caught in the Act. Lithograph, 12½ x 18 inches; minor wear including two ½-inch closed tears on top edge and 2-inch fold in upper right corner, light toning and offsetting, figures identified with early pencil captions.New York, 1860Republican candidate William Seward, recently defeated by Lincoln, has fallen off a pier, calling out "Oh, I'm going down for the last time." 3 New York newspaper editors squabble at the scene. Daily News editor Henry J. Raymond (as a policeman) and Courier editor James Watson Webb (as a newsboy) accuse Tribune editor Horace Greeley of having pushed him over the edge. Reilly 1860-26.

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