The first reading of the Emancipation Proclamation before the Cabinet

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dc.contributor.author Ritchie, Alexander Hay, 1822-1895 en_US
dc.coverage.spatial Philadelphia, Pennsylvania en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-02-16T15:48:07Z
dc.date.available 2009-02-16T15:48:07Z
dc.date.created 2/6/1905 en_US
dc.date.issued 2009-02-16T15:48:07Z
dc.identifier.other GL0026_001 en_US
dc.identifier.other GL0026 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2374.OX/62435
dc.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. en_US
dc.relation.ispartof Gilder Lehrman Collection en_US
dc.rights Gilder Lehrman Collection en_US
dc.rights.uri http://www.freedomcenter.org/about-us/contact-us/ en_US
dc.subject United States -- President (1861-1865 : Lincoln) -- Emancipation Proclamation en_US
dc.subject Carpenter, F. B. (Francis Bicknell), 1830-1900. en_US
dc.title The first reading of the Emancipation Proclamation before the Cabinet en_US
dc.type Print en_US
dc.publisher.digital National Underground Railroad Freedom Center en_US
dc.contributor.repository Gilder Lehrman Collection at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center en_US
dc.repository.place Cincinnati, Ohio en_US
dc.rights.permissions World en_US

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