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

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1865

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 51-60

GUSN

GUSN-198986

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

official residences
receptions
prints (visual works)
lithographs

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number 53OVR

Physical Description

1 lithograph

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1942-09-26

Reference Code

GC002.02.053

Acquisition Type

Estate

Image Dimensions

17.25 x 21.75 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift Est. Miss Elizabeth Desarison, 1942

Places

Washington (DC)

Record Details

Originator

Major, Richard (Artist)
Major & Knapp Engraving, Manufacturing & Lithographic Co. (Lithographer)
Frank Leslie’s Publishing House (Publisher)

Material Type

prints (visual works)
lithographs

Other People

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Lincoln, Mary Todd

Restrictions

Fair

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 51-60