Lot 165: John Wilkes Booth

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-07-07 11:00:09

Lot 165: Extremely rare ink signature, "Yours as ever, J. Wilkes Booth," on an off-white 4.75 x 2 slip. Affixed to a raised display, then triple matted and framed with an image of Booth, an artist's rendition of Ford's Theatre, a photo of the gun that killed Lincoln, and two plaques to an overall size of 34.25 x 33.5. Heavy vertical folds passing through the signature and some soiling, otherwise very good condition. An unusually large, bold example of this highly desirable historical autograph. Oversized. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 456 Wednesday, 15th July 2015 Estimate: $10000-12000
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