PRESIDENTS BUCHANAN AND LINCOLN ENTERING THE SENATE CHAMBER BEFORE THE INAUGURATION [AND] THE UNITED STATES FRIGATE "SABINE," OFF FORT PICKENS.

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Winslow Homer

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Presidents Buchanan and Lincoln Entering the Senate Chamber Before the Inauguration [and] The United States Frigate "Sabine," Off Fort Pickens.

Wood engraving, Mar. 16, 1861.
Image size 13 3/4 x 9" (35 x 22.8 cm).
Good condition.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 61606
Price: $75.00
Publisher : Published in Harper's Weekly, New York.
The scene depicts President Buchanan and President elect Lincoln walking into the Senate Chamber just prior to the swearing in ceremony. As the "special artist" to Harper's Weekly, Homer was on hand to record the event. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Portraits , Abraham Lincoln

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