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Creator Role

engraver; artist; publisher

Description

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

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1866

Measurement

6 3/4 X 9 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper; engraving (printing process)

Inscription

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.'

Work Type

engraving (print)

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 object #2634

ID

8391

Digital ID

FVW_08391

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).

Abraham Lincoln Entering Richmond, April 3rd 1865

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