Reproduction print of the First Reading of the Emancipation Proclamation Before the Cabinet
creator painter engraver
Description provided by the Library of Congress: Print shows a reenactment of Abraham Lincoln signing the Emancipation Proclamation on July 22, 1862, painted by Francis B. Carpenter at the White House in 1864. Depicted, from left to right are: Edwin M. Stanton, Secretary of War, Salmon P. Chase, Secretary of the Treasury, President Lincoln, Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy, Caleb B. Smith, Secretary of the Interior, William H. Seward, Secretary of State, Montgomery Blair, Postmaster General, and Edward Bates, Attorney General. Simon Cameron and Andrew Jackson are featured as paintings.
Library of Congress, accessed on October 22nd 2020, accessible at https://www.loc.gov/item/96521764/
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
8 inches X 10 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
photographic paper, ink on paper; copying
verso, bottom center: "Print from Photograph/ in possession of the Louis A. Warren/ Lincoln Library and Museum/ Fort Wayne, Indiana/ Identification Number 2825"
Cabinet Officers; Emancipation Proclamation Lincoln, Abraham
reproduction (derivative object)
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
Mississippi State University Libraries
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