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1923 Rotogravure Abraham Lincoln Springfield Home Tomb Gettysburg Cabin Historic

1923 Rotogravure Abraham Lincoln Springfield Home Tomb Gettysburg Cabin Historic

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"Scenes and Places Identified with the Life of Abraham Lincoln"

This is an original 1923 double-page sepia rotogravure with images of Abraham Lincoln and places associated with him including: the Lincoln home and the Tomb of Lincoln at Springfield, IL; the cabin where Lincoln was supposedly born at Hodginsville, Kentucky; the Lincoln Memorial at Gettysburg, PA; and a painting of Lincoln giving the Gettysburg Address.


This 91+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Original portfolio crease. No surface rub. No water damage. There are several small staple holes and aging along the original center crease. Please note: There is printing on the verso. This item will be shipped folded along the original center crease.

  • Product Type: Original Rotogravure; Sepia
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 20.75 x 14.75 inches; 53 x 37 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)

Period Paper is pleased to offer a collection of original rotogravures from 1923. These images provide us with fascinating "snapshots," so to speak, of historical events, people and places -- a virtual treasure trove for the collector of historical memorabilia from the early 20th century.

About Rotogravure:

Rotogravure is a printing method using a rotary press with intaglio cylinders which allows for very high quality halftone reproductions to be printed at high speed on inexpensive paper stock. Newspapers, beginning with The New York Times, were able to make effective use of this technology, and many published regular rotogravure pictorial sections in their publications during the early 20th century.