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Auction 187, Lot 273


"Charleston, Ft. Sumter. Victory at Last", Magnus, Charles

Subject: Charleston, South Carolina

Period: 1865 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

4.8 x 7.9 inches
12.2 x 20.1 cm
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This uncommon song sheet with view was published during the Civil War. The top panel depicts Charleston and Ft. Sumter with the union flag waving over Ft. Sumter and union troops in the foreground. Beneath the view is a 4-stanza poem entitled "Victory at Last" with words by Mrs. M.A. Kidder. Patriotic decorations surround the title and a small advertisement at bottom indicates "Ten Illustrated Songs on Notepaper, mailed to any Address on receipt of 50 cts."


Condition: B+

There is some masking tape along the top sheet edge on verso from a previous framing with some minor staining visible on recto.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $75

Closed on 4/27/2022