President ABRAHAM LINCOLN JC Buttre Engraving of Matthew Brady Photo
Abraham Lincoln President of the United States
Engraved and published by JC Buttre 48 Franklin St New York
From a photograph by Matthew Brady
Fine condition with general over all toning. Image measures 17" x 12.5" Frame measures 19.5" x 15.5"
John Chester Buttre engraving of a Matthew Brady photograph with intricate border engraving by W. Momberger showing symbolic depictions of Patriots, Fugitives, Rebellion, and Peace at the corners, along with Lincoln's “Proclamation of Freedom” sitting atop open shackles and a broken cattail whip at the peak of the oval. The text below the Brady image of Lincoln reads, in full: "BORDER DESIGN BY W. MOMBERGER"... "Entered according to act of Congress AD 1864 by J.C. Buttre, in the Clerk's Office in the District Court of the Southern District of New York. ENGRAVED AND PUBLISHED BY J. C. BUTTRE 48 FRANKLIN STREET NEW YORK... PHOTOGRAPH BY M. B. BRADY".