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engraver; artist; publisher
The black and white engraving depicts President Abraham Lincoln walking through a crowd with his son, Tad, in Richmond, Virginia. The crowd is made up of white and black spectators who cheer as the President walks through the street. engraved by John Chester Buttre (American, 1821-1893), drawn by L. Hollis, published by
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
6 3/4 X 9 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
ink on paper; engraving (printing process)
recto, below image: " Drawn by L. Hollis / Entered according to Act of Congress by B.B. Russell & Co. in the Clerks Office of the Dist. Of Mass. in the year 1865. / ABRAHAM LINCOLN ENTERING RICHMOND, APRIL 3D. 1865 / PUBLISHED BY B.B. RUSSELL & CO. BOSTON.'
Buttre, John Chester and Hollis, L., "Abraham Lincoln Entering Richmond, April 3rd 1865" (2021). Artifacts. 3766.
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