Apotheosis of Abraham Lincoln 

Hand-Colored Lithograph  

William Smith, Philadelphia

C. 1865 

30 1/4"ht, 22 1/2"w


Lithograph titled: "In Memory of Abraham Lincoln. The Reward of the Just." It shows Lincoln ascending from the crypt, aided by an angel and Father Time. Lady Liberty, a Native American, women, and children mourn. The colors are vibrant on this rare print issued shortly after Lincoln's death. An excellent example of American iconography.

Apotheosis of Lincoln

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