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Lincoln and his Secretaries

Creator:
Harper's Weekly
Location:
New York, New York
Origin Date:
1860-1900
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 16 in x 11 1/2 in
Item ID:
71.2009.081.1150
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Fine Art

Description

This woodcut engraving, done from a photograph taken of them on November 8, 1863, features President Abraham Lincoln and his secretaries, John Hay and John G. Nicolay. The engraving appeared in the June 11, 1864, issue of Harper's Weekly on page 324. President Lincoln is depicted seated with John Nicolay seated beside him with each one resting an elbow on the small table. John Hay is depicted standing behind the table. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum