The First Reading of the Emancipation Proclamation Before the Cabinet

Alexander Hay Ritchie, American, 1822 - 1895, after Francis Bicknell Carpenter, American, 1830 - 1900

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after 1860

Engraving on wove paper

Overall: 24 × 36 in. (61 × 91.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Stanley P. Miner, Class of 1922

PR.975.88

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Printed, lower left: PAINTED BY F. B. CARPENTER; lower right: ENGRAVED BY A. H. RITCHIE; center: THE FIRST READING OF THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION BEFORE THE CABINET.

Course History

HIST 7.32, Civil War Photography, Robert Bonner, Spring 2019

Exhibition History

Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 23-March 21, 1976.

Old Number

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