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The hand-colored lithograph features a portrait of Henry Clay standing with the United States Capitol in the background. Clay poses clutching his cape with his proper left hand while resting his proper right on a tabletop. The lithograph features colors of blue, brown, green, red, and yellow. It was originally enclosed in a brown wooden frame, but was removed for preservation.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
14 X 10 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
Recto, below image: HENRY CLAY./ THE NATION'S CHOICE./ Lith. & Pub. by N. Currier, 2 Spruce St. N.Y.
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852; Whig Party (U.S.)
[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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