Abraham Lincoln: Classic
Abraham Lincoln: Classic 'Lincoln's Labratory' Civil War cover

Abraham Lincoln: Classic "Lincoln's Labratory" Civil War cover

Price: $195.00
Postal cover promoting the Northern cause in the Civil War and celebrating the leadership of President Abraham Lincoln, 1861.
Catalog No: 18834
Availability: In Stock.
SIZE: 5.5 x 3 in.
GRADE: Choice/XF
Postal cover promoting the Northern cause in the Civil War and celebrating the leadership of President Abraham Lincoln, 1861. G.M. Whipple, Salem, Massachusetts. Lincoln is depicted as a patriot chemist at work in his laboratory, mixing a "Pure Refined National Elixir Of Liberty." On the wall behind him are broadsides advertising various medicinal concoctions, e.g. Scott's Extirpation Powders, Schenkl's Volatile Pills, and Lincoln's Renowned Rebel Exterminator, "Warranted Not To Spoil In Warm Climates." Bodies of Jeff Davis and P.G.T. Beauregard hang in glass jars on a high shelf. On a stove, a large glass retort distills, "Slavery - Ark - Texas - Virginia - Baltimore." Mint example.

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