1. Creator/Author:
  2. Brown & Bigelow (16)

Lincoln Speaking with a Petitioner

Creator:
Brown & Bigelow
Location:
Minnesota, Minneapolis
Origin Date:
1896-1920
Materials:
paper, watercolor
Measurements:
overall: 18 in x 15 1/2 in
Item ID:
71.2009.081.0781
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Fine Art

Description

This painting features President Abraham Lincoln in his office meeting with an elderly lady to listen to her request. Lincoln is depicted standing and facing the lady with his right hand on her shoulder and his left hand resting on the desk. She is depicted looking up at the President and holding a handkerchief in her hands. A man waits by the door in the background. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum