Original Reading The Emancipation Proclamation 1864 H. W. Herrick And J.w. Watts
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Original Reading The Emancipation Proclamation 1864 H. W. Herrick And J.w. Watts:
Engraving: H. W. Herrick and J.W. Watts for S. A. Peters & Co., Hartford, Connecticut Reading the Emancipation Proclamation, 1864. This is a extremely RARE engraving in original frame and glass. Very few of these remain mostly in museum or university collections. Completely untouched gifted in 1866 . In handwriting on top margin it is stated ' presented in token of respect by the members of the new England anual conference of the A.M.E Zion church to reverend J.D Brooks __ there of june 18 A.D.1866' . Amazing piece of history!! With provenance!
Overall in frame measurements are 25" x 23"