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An original piece of artwork depicting Abraham Lincoln, General Egbert Viele, Secretary of the Treasury Chase, and Secretary of War Stanton aboard the Miami. In the drawing, Lincoln is shown taking personal command of the Union troops during the Peninsular Campaign, 6 May 1862. The artist, Charles Stanley Reinhart, was commissioned to create the piece by Scribner's Monthly Magazine. It appeared alongside General Viele's recollections of the war and was published in the October 1878 edition of the magazine. The object is enclosed in a gold frame and cream mat.
Swanns Auction Galleries. https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/auction-lot/(PAINTINGS-AND-DRAWINGS.)-Reinhart,-Charles-S.;-artist.-[A-C-2486++++++53+-++747897 (accessed July 11, 2019).
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
13 3/4 x 16 1/4 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
paper (fiber product); drawing technique
sticker on frame glass, lower right corner: 053 / 134670
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
drawing (visual work)
[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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