FROM THE CRADLE TO THE GRAVE. SCENES AND INCIDENTS IN THE LIFE OF JAMES A. GARFIELD.

Toledo, Ohio: Henry Blum, Publisher, 131 Summit Street. Copyright by J.W. Sheehy, 1881. [1881]. Elephant folio illustrated broadside, 19-1/2" x 24". Near Fine.

An oval, bust-length portrait of Garfield, with facsimile autograph, occupies the center of the broadside. He is surrounded by portraits of his wife, mother, and five children. Thirteen illustrations from Garfield's early life, War service, assassination, and death surround the family portraits.
This rare broadside was published by the Sheehy Company of New York City, which apparently issued it in a couple of variants during 1881 and 1882.
OCLC 166882872 [1- Boston Athen.] [Sheehy copyright is 1882; 15 vignettes rather than 13 surround the family portraits; Mayer, Merkel & Ottmann are identified as lithographers] as of December 2019. The Jay Last Collection at the Huntington also contains the 1882 printing. Item #36463

Price: $500.00

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