Lot 177: 1898 Commemoration of Lincoln's Birthday

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Lot 177: Author: N/A; Title: Broadside advertisement on fabric for a performance "Commemorative of Lincoln's Birthday" at McVicker's Theatre, Chicago; Place Published: Chicago; Publisher: W.H. Hennessy; Date Published: 1898; Description: Broadside on fabric (silk/satin?), approximately 25x23 cm (9¾x9"), plus fringe at top and bottom edges. Engraved portrait of Lincoln.Program for James A. Herne as Nathaniel Berry in the play "Shore Acres" on February 12th, 1898 at McVicker's Theatre. A special performance in commemoration of President Abraham Lincoln's birthday. This was also Herne's final Chicago performance in this role. On the rear are four advertisements, including the Chicago & North-Western Railway and Sterling Bicycles. Condition: Foxing and light creasing; very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $300-500
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