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Creator Role

creator painter engraver

Description

Description provided by the Library of Congress: Print shows a reenactment of Abraham Lincoln signing the Emancipation Proclamation on July 22, 1862, painted by Francis B. Carpenter at the White House in 1864. Depicted, from left to right are: Edwin M. Stanton, Secretary of War, Salmon P. Chase, Secretary of the Treasury, President Lincoln, Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy, Caleb B. Smith, Secretary of the Interior, William H. Seward, Secretary of State, Montgomery Blair, Postmaster General, and Edward Bates, Attorney General. Simon Cameron and Andrew Jackson are featured as paintings.

Description Source

Library of Congress, accessed on October 22nd 2020, accessible at https://www.loc.gov/item/96521764/

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1866

Measurement

8 inches X 10 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

photographic paper, ink on paper; copying

Inscription

verso, bottom center: "Print from Photograph/ in possession of the Louis A. Warren/ Lincoln Library and Museum/ Fort Wayne, Indiana/ Identification Number 2825"

Creation Location

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

Work Type

reproduction (derivative object)

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

4631

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.

Reproduction print of the First Reading of the Emancipation Proclamation Before the Cabinet

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