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Creator Role

drawer

Description

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.

Description Source

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).

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

1878

Measurement

13 3/4 x 16 1/4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product); drawing technique

Inscription

sticker on frame glass, lower right corner: 053 / 134670

Creation Location

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

Work Type

drawing (visual work)

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

8333

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.

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