Selling Robert E Lee & Stonewall Jackson Engraving Lithography by AB Walter 1870s


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If interested, you can place a bid on eBay!
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A pair of wonderful framed engraved portraits in good condition. Please see description below....

Color engraved portrait of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in a 23.5"x 19" mat with a wooden frame 31.5” x 26.5”. This engraved portrait of Robert E. Lee originally sold to help pay for a memorial in Lee's Chapel in Lexington, Virginia. The inscriptions at the base of the print read: "Sold by authority of the Lee Memorial Association for the erection of a monument at the tomb of Genl. R. E. Lee at the Washington & Lee University, Lexington, Virginia." Facsimile signature of Robert E. Lee, General W. N. Pendleton, Chairman and Charles A. Davidson, Secretary. Engraved by A. B. Walter after a photo from life. William N. Pendleton acted as Lee's wartime artillery chief and was an Episcopal minister. He became chairman of the Lee Memorial Association and dedicated himself to preserving General Lee's "sacred memory." This print was sold during an extensive lecture tour in the 1870s.

Color engraved portrait of Confederate General Stonewall Jackson in a 23” x 17” mat with black frame 23.5" x 30.25". This engraved portrait of Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson originally sold to help pay for a memorial at Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Virginia. The inscriptions at the base of the print read: "Sold by authority of the Jackson Monument Association for the purpose of executing a monument to the memory of General Thomas J. Jackson at the Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, VA." Facsimile signature of T. J. Jackson, Gov. John Fletcher and signature of Colonel S. Bassitt French, Secretary. Engraved by A. B. Walter after a photo from life. This print was sold during an extensive lecture tour in the 1870s.

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Thanks @khess and welcome to the forums! (You might also post them in the For Sale Forum too.)
 

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