Frank and Virginia Williams
This black and white illustration is of Thaddeus Stevens, a member of the United States House of Representatives from Pennsylvania and a fierce opponent of slavery and discrimination against black Americans, Stevens sought to secure their rights during Reconstruction, leading the opposition to U.S. President Andrew Johnson. Stevens is depicted wearing a dark suit, vest and tie with a white shirt. The engraver, G. E. Perine, is names along the bottom edge of the illustration and Stevens' signature is depicted below along with a typed caption of his name. The illustration is from volume eight of Abraham Lincoln : A History by John G. Nicolay and John Hay.
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New York : The Century Co
Stevens, Thaddeus, 1792 – 1868; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Nicolay and Hay’s Abraham Lincoln, Volume 13
The Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana
Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)
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"Illustration, Thaddeus Stevens" (1890). Images. 468.