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Grand Reception of the Nobilities of the Nation, at the White House, 1865

GC002.02.053 (RS130036)

Description

This black and white lithograph depicts Abraham Lincoln and other Washington notables at a formal event in the White House. Below the title of the piece it says, "Dedicated to Mrs. Abraham Lincoln." The design of the print shows good architectural detail of the interior of the White House.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1865
Acquisition Type
Estate
Date of Acquisition
1942-09-26
Physical Description
1 lithograph
Dimensions
17.25x 21.75(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: 53OVR
Credit Line
Gift Est. Miss Elizabeth Desarison, 1942
GUSN
198986
Reference Code
GC002.02.053

Record details

Originator
Frank Leslie’s Publishing House (Publisher)
Major & Knapp Engraving, Manufacturing & Lithographic Co. (Lithographer)
Major, Richard (Artist)
Other People
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Lincoln, Mary Todd
Descriptive Terms
official residences
receptions
Material Type
lithographs
prints (visual works)
Places
Washington (DC)
Places (Buildings)
White House
Location Note
Vertical file 4: OVR 51-60
Physical Access Restrictions
Fair

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