Frank and Virginia Williams
This black and white illustration is of Gideon Welles, the United States Secretary of the Navy from 1861 to 1869, a cabinet post he was awarded after supporting Abraham Lincoln in the 1860 election. Welles is depicted in profile wearing a dark suit, vest, and tie, with a white shirt. This illustration is in volume six of Abraham Lincoln : A History by John G. Nicolay and John Hay.
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New York : The Century Co
Welles, Gideon, 1802 – 1878
Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Nicolay and Hay’s Abraham Lincoln, Volume 6
The Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana
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"Illustration, Gideon Welles" (1890). Images. 304.