1. Creator/Author:
  2. D.R. Clark (1)

Souvenir copy of Thirteenth Amendment

Creator:
Western Bank Note & Eng. Co., D.R. Clark
Location:
Illinois, Cook County, Chicago
Origin Date:
1868
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 31 1/2 in x 25 in
Item ID:
71.2009.081.0374
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Three-dimensional Objects

Description

This engraving features some text from the "Joint Resolution of the Thirty Eighth Congress of the United States of America, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, Abolishing Slavery..." as well as the signatures of those who voted for the resolution from both houses of Congress. An illustration of slaves is between the main title and the four columns of signatures. A decorative border on a gray field surrounds the text and signatures. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum