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The bronze statuette depicts three figures: George McClellan (at left) Abraham Lincoln (at center), and John G. Nicolay, Lincoln's private secretary (at right). McClellan wears a Union uniform while holding a sword. A tripod of rifles stand behind him, which surround a drum. Lincoln is dressed in his typical attire, a long overcoat and top hat. He stands with his proper right hand at his hip. The last figure, Nicolay, is dressed in a similar fashion. He carries a book in his proper right hand and his hat in his proper left. The statuette is affixed to a wood base that features a brass title plate at its front.
The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection. https://www.lincolncollection.org/search/results/item/?q=General&page=9&item=51608 (accessed June 28, 2018).
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
12 inches (height)
Materials and Techniques Display
front of base on plate: "The 1862 Council Of War" / Daniel Gray back of base on statuette: DANIEL GRAY - 1/15
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1826-1885; Nicolay, John G. (John George), 1832-1901
statuettes & figurines
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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