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Union / painted by T.H. Matteson ; engraved by H.S. Sadd.

Union / painted by T.H. Matteson ; engraved by H.S. Sadd.

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Summary

Print showing original image from 1852 with Henry Clay, sitting to the left of center, John Calhoun, and Daniel Webster standing at center, except that the plate has been reworked so that Abraham Lincoln (with beard) appears in place of John Calhoun. Among those shown are Winfield Scott, Lewis Cass, Henry Clay, John Calhoun, Daniel Webster, Millard Fillmore, Howell Cobb of Georgia, James McDowell, Thomas Hart Benton of Missouri, John M. Clayton of Delaware, Thomas Corwin, James Buchanan, Stephen A. Douglas, John J. Crittenden, Sam Houston of Texas, Henry Foote of Mississippi, Willie P. Mangum of North Carolina and W. R. King of Alabama, Daniel S. Dickinson of New York, John McLean of Ohio, and John Bell of Tennessee and John C. Fremont of California.
Gift; Jacques Schurre; (DLC/PP-1974:028).
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Boston, L.A. Elliot & Co.
Exhibited in: "Creating the United States" at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2010-2011.

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Date

01/01/1860
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Contributors

Sadd, Henry S., engraver
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Library of Congress
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