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Francis Bicknell Carpenter: First Reading of the Emancipation Proclamation of President Lincoln  wikidata:Q5453737 
Artist
creator QS:P170,Q1441399
Francis Bicknell Carpenter: First Reading of the Emancipation Proclamation of President Lincoln
Title
Object type painting
Description

Shown from left to right are:
Edwin M. Stanton, secretary of war (seated);
Salmon P. Chase, secretary of the treasury (standing);
Abraham Lincoln;
Gideon Welles, secretary of the navy (seated);
Caleb Blood Smith, secretary of the interior (standing);
William H. Seward, secretary of state (seated);
Montgomery Blair, postmaster general (standing);
Edward Bates, attorney general (seated).

Also shown are:
Andrew Jackson, former president (painting centre);

Simon Cameron, former secretary of war (painting left).
Date 1864
date QS:P571,+1864-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
Medium oil on canvas
medium QS:P186,Q296955;P186,Q4259259,P518,Q861259
Dimensions Height: 108 in (274.3 cm); Width: 180 in (457.2 cm)
dimensions QS:P2048,108U218593;P2049,180U218593
institution QS:P195,Q54109
West Staircase, Senate Wing
Accession number
33.00005.000
Object history

: purchased by Elizabeth Thompson from Francis Bicknell Carpenter for $25,000

: given to U.S. Government by Elizabeth Thompson
Exhibition history
Inscriptions Unsigned
Notes
Further information: [[image map at the english Wikipedia]]
Source/Photographer U.S. Senate: Art & History Home > First Reading of the Emancipation Proclamation by President Lincoln
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17:01, 2 February 2006Thumbnail for version as of 17:01, 2 February 2006610 × 368 (157 KB)Urban~commonswiki {{PD-USGov-Senate}} <pre> First Reading of the Emancipation Proclamation of President Lincoln by Francis Bicknell Carpenter (1830 - 1900) Oil on canvas, 1864 Sight measurement Height: 108 inches (274.32 cm) Width: 180 inches (457.2
17:09, 11 January 2006Thumbnail for version as of 17:09, 11 January 2006610 × 368 (157 KB)MaksimLa bildo estas kopiita de wikipedia:en. La originala priskribo estas: {{PD-USGov-Senate}} <pre> First Reading of the Emancipation Proclamation of President Lincoln by Francis Bicknell Carpenter (1830 - 1900) Oil on canvas, 1864 Sight measurement

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