c. 1882-1901, Collection of FOUR Political and Presidential Lithographs of Presidents James Garfield, William McKinley & Abraham Lincoln, Very Fine.Group of (4) Large Political Prints of three great U.S. Presidents: James Garfield, William McKinley & Abraham Lincoln. Lot includes:
1. First Print: “From the Cradle to the Grave.” Scenes and Incidents in the life of Gen. James A. Garfield. Litho by Meyer, Merkell & Ottoman. Portraits and scenes. Mounted on academy board. The print has a couple closed tears, one on top middle, one top right hand corner. There is some discoloring, such as one water stain in top right hand corner. There are some creases throughout the image as well. 21" x 26."
2. Second Print: “In Memoriam” of the three presidents. Has portraits of Garfield, Lincoln and McKinnley. Copyright 1901 by J. H. Debruyn. A Monasch Litho. Mounted on its original period board. Beautifully colored, measuring 17" x 22" in size. Very good condition with some foxing on left hand side and the border has been damaged due to some tape that had been removed. A great political collectible!
3. Third Print is of a Portrait of Garfield and his whole Family, with each person present is labeled. Copyrighted 1882, by Kurz & Allison in Chicago. Matted and mounted to foam core for prior display, measuring a large 23" x 27" in size.
4. Fourth Print is of a McKinley Family Portrait. On top is an image of his birth place and his current home at the time. Very good condition. Some slight water staining along border, more prominent on bottom of image. Mounted to foam core. 19" x 26".