Presidential Portrait Engravings, c. 1850-1880
Four Presidential Portrait Engravings. c. 1850-1880, Presidential Portrait Engravings, Lot of 4, Fine-Very Fine.. Four engraved portraits ranging in size from 10.5” x 7.5” to 12.5” x 10.25”. 1. John Quincy Adams, “From the original painting by Chappel, in the possession of the publishers.” Adams leans against a table and supports himself with a chair; with facsimile signature below: “J.Q. Adams”. 2. Rutherford B. Hayes, “Engraved on steel by Geo. E. Perine, New York from photo furnished expressly for this engraving by Hon. R.B. Hayes.” Facsimile signature below: “R.B. Hayes”. 3. William H. Seward, “Painted by Alonzo Chappel”, Johnson, Fry & Co. Publishers, New York. Seward is seated before a desk overcome by papers, a “Likeness from the latest Photograph from life.” Facsimile signature beneath portrait, “William H. Seward”. 4. John Tyler, “Engraved by A.L. Dick, from a Daguerreotype Miniature by A. Morand. Junr.” As President of the United States. His facsimile signature beneath the portrait: “John Tyler”. Some toning, foxing, and worn edges; else good. (4 Items).