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Description

The lithograph depicts a German artist's vision of Abraham Lincoln visiting Union troops before the surrender of Robert E. Lee during the American Civil War. Depicted at the Union Headquarters in City Point, Virginia, Lincoln is shown on horseback alongside Ulysses S. Grant and Secretary of War Stanton. Other Union soldiers and liberated enslaved persons are also shown. The destruction depicted in the image did not take place in at this particular location.

Description Source

Swanns Auction Galleries. https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/auction-lot/(PRINTS--MEMORIAL.)-Hartwich,-F.,-lithographer;-after-G.-Bar-2486+++++135+-++748316 (Accessed 11 July 2019).

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Earliest

January 1865

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1860s

Measurement

20 1/2 x 26 3/4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product)

Inscription

recto, upper right corner: 175- recto, lower left corner: 7506

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.

Related Source

See Collection Documentation Box 1, Folder 8000-8999.

ID

8332

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.

Lincoln in City Point.

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