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Creator Role

lithographer publisher

Description

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.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

1844

Measurement

14 X 10 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

lithography

Inscription

Recto, below image: HENRY CLAY./ THE NATION'S CHOICE./ Lith. & Pub. by N. Currier, 2 Spruce St. N.Y.

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

Lithograph

Class

Article

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

551

Digital ID

FVW_00551

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries.

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Henry Clay. The Nation's Choice.

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