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New Lincoln Statue for Union Square, New York

Creator:
Harper's Weekly, Henry Kirke Brown
Location:
New York, New York
Origin Date:
1870
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 15 5/16 in x 10 1/4 in
Item ID:
71.2009.081.2822
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Fine Art

Description

This woodcut illustration featuring the statue of President Abraham Lincoln done by sculptor Henry Kirke Brown was published in the February 26, 1870, issue of Harper's Weekly. The sculptor depicted President Lincoln standing with a cape over his shoulders the edge of which he holds in the right hand. In his left hand the president holds a document. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum