The first reading of the Emancipation Proclamation before the Cabinet

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Title: The first reading of the Emancipation Proclamation before the Cabinet
Author: Ritchie, Alexander Hay, 1822-1895
Description: Steel engraving by A. H. Ritchie after the painting by Francis B. Carpenter. Fully titled "The First Reading of the Emancipation Proclamation before the Cabinet. From the original picture painted at the White House in 1864." Large "premium engraving from 'The Independent.'" The image depicts Lincoln and his cabinet at his first reading of the proclamation, ending slavery in states still in rebellion. From left to right the men are indentified (per the caption): Edwin M. Stanton, Salmon P. Chase, President Lincoln, Gideon Welles, Caleb B. Smith, William H. Seward, Montgomery Blair and Edward Bates. A Confederate printer issued a virtual copy of this substituting Jefferson Davis and his cabinet, entitling it Jefferson Davis and His Cabinet. Framed in gold and black; outer dimensions 89.3 x 113.5 cm.
Permanent Link: http://hdl.handle.net/2374.OX/62435
Date: 5, 2/6/

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