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Notable Statesmen from Illinois

Creator:
Union Atlas Co., Warner & Beers
Location:
Illinois, Chicago
Origin Date:
1876
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 17 in x 14 in
Item ID:
71.2009.081.1129
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Fine Art

Description

This lithograph depicts head and shoulders portraits of sixteen statesmen from the state of Illinois during the latter half of the 19th-century. The name and Illinois hometown are printed beneath each vignetted portrait. The portraits are divided by decorative borders and are arranged in four rows of four portraits each. Beginning from the top left corner, the men shown are Gustavus Koerner, Lyman Trumbull, General U. S. Grant, Judge David Davis, Richard Edwards, Abraham Lincoln, Stephen A. Douglas, John L. Beveridge, Richard J. Oglesby, William R. Morrison, John A. Logan, Shelby M. Cullom, Charles W. Woodman, Thomas S. Ridgeway, Samuel M. Etter, and William G. Bowman. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum