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First Reading of the Emancipation Proclamation

Artist
Alexander Hay Ritchie, 1822 - 1895
Copy after
Francis Bicknell Carpenter, 1830 - 1900
Sitter
Abraham Lincoln, 12 Feb 1809 - 15 Apr 1865
Edwin McMasters Stanton, 19 Dec 1814 - 24 Dec 1869
Salmon Portland Chase, 13 Jan 1808 - 7 May 1873
Gideon Welles, 1 Jul 1802 - 11 Feb 1878
Caleb Blood Smith, 16 Apr 1808 - 7 Jan 1864
Montgomery Blair, 10 May 1813 - 27 Jul 1883
Edward Bates, 4 Sep 1793 - 25 Mar 1869
William Henry Seward, 16 May 1801 - 15 Oct 1872
Date
1866
Type
Print
Medium
Engraving and mixed media on paper
Dimensions
54cm x 81.6cm (21 1/4" x 32 1/8"), Image
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number
S/NPG.76.67
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
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