Presidents of the United States


“Presidents of the United States.” From John Abbott’s Lives of the Presidents of the United States. Boston: B.B. Russell & Co., 1866.  7 x 4 3/8. Steel engraving by F.T. Stuart. Very good condition.

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John Abbott issued a number of illustrated histories during and after the Civil War, including his Lives of the Presidents of the United States.  This work included some finely engraved plates including this one showing vignette portraits of seven presidents.  The figures pictured are:

  • Zachery Taylor
  • John Tyler
  • James K. Polk
  • William Henry Harrison
  • Millard Fillmore
  • Franklin Pierce
  • James Buchanan