Alexander Hamilton Die Proof Engraving on india on card by Owen G. Hanks

$75.00

Portrait of Alexander Hamilton engraved by Owen G. Hanks (1816-1865). He founded  Wellstood, Benson & Hanks (1848-1855). Hanks engraved independently until he joined the American Bank Note Co. in 1859.


This portrait was used on the large-size Interest-bearing Three-year $500 dollar notes of 1864-1865 as well as Tobacco tax-paid stamps of 1869.

Additional information

Year

1861

Condition

some foxing, corner on back

Engraver

Owen G. Hanks

Paper

india die sunk on card

Size

5.5” x 8.25”