You are viewing an 1864 print
featuring the Chief justices of the United States Supreme Court.
This is a brilliant and highly
displayable piece. It features grand portraits of the five Supreme
Court justices sitting on the bench at the time. Featured in the
center is the Chief Justice, Salmon P. Chase. In the upper left
corner is john Jay, and the upper right corner presents Oliver
Ellsworth. The lower left corner shows John Marshall and the lower
right shows Roger B. Taney. Each man is featured with a very
somber face. The portraits of the men are surrounded by ornate
engravings, and include images of statues representing Justice and
Liberty. The American seal is included in the upper portion of the
print. This is a very nice leaf. Since it is a front page,
it includes the ornate Harper's Weekly mast head.
The back of the leaf contains
fascinating stories of the news of the day. It includes an article
on General William Tecumseh Sherman, President Abraham Lincoln, and an
interesting story on chivalry.
This is a highly collectible leaf.
If will make a fabulous display when framed and placed in your home or
office. It would make a great gift for any judge, lawyer, or
person in the Judicial Branch of our Nation.
This leaf is in good
condition. There is a fold in the upper left margin that will
flatten out when framed. There is a gentle fold running horizontal
through the center of the print from when the paper was originally
folded and mailed to the original subscriber. The print will