1885 Cover LIFE Good Samaritan Grover Cleveland Silver - ORIGINAL LF2
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This is an original 1885 black and white cover for LIFE magazine illustrated by W. A. Rogers. This cover is a commentary on Grover Cleveland's silver standard policies and is intricately designed with the classic LIFE motifs of cherub babies, an old angel playing violin, and the plaques reading society, literature, politics, and drama-- illustrated by J. A. Mitchell.
This 126+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. This cover has some light writing in the margins and general light blemishes throughout which is common for magazine covers of this age.
Product Type: Original Cover; Black & White / Grayscale
Grade: Very Fine ++
Dimensions: Approximately 8 x 10.5 inches; 20 x 27 cm
Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)