Download Full Text (11.8 MB)
The poster is a promotional item advertising an event sponsored by the Illinois State Society of Washington, DC in commemoration of the one hundred fiftieth anniversary of President Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address. Below the poster's title information, a color illustration of the United States Capitol on the day of the inauguration appears. The illustration was originally printed in the 4 March 1865 edition of Harper's Weekly.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
16 X 20 1/16 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
ink on paper
recto, at top: Illinois State Society of Washington, DC. Commemoration of / the 150th Anniversary of President Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address / Statuary Hall, U.S. House of Representatives Chamber, March 4, 2015 recto, above illustration: 168 / HARPER'S WEEKLY / 169 recto, below illustration: PRESIDENT LINCOLN'S REINAUGURATION AT THE CAPITOL. March 4, 1865."PHOTOGRAPHED BY GARDNER, WASHINGTON."[SEE PAGE 164.]
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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.
Two copies available.
Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
Mississippi State University Libraries
Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).
For more information about the contents of this collection, email firstname.lastname@example.org.