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"The Council of War" by John Rogers (1829-1904)

Creator:
New -York Historical Society
Location:
New York, New York
Origin Date:
1960-1980
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 5 9/16 in x 3 1/2 in
Item ID:
71.2009.083.2715
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Cartoons, Broadsides & Ephemera

Description

This postcard is a photograph of the sculpture group "The Council of War" by sculptor John Rogers. President Abraham Lincoln is depicted seated and looking at a map. General Ulysses S. Grant is shown standing to President Lincoln's right and pointing at something on the map. Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton is depicted standing behind the president's chair cleaning his glasses. The caption is printed in the margin below the image. The postcard reverse is divided. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum