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Print, The Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln as President of the United States at the Capitol, Washington, D.C., March 4, 1861, from Harper's Weekly, March 16, 1861, pp. 168-169., November 16, 1861

This is a Print. It was attributed to Winslow Homer. It is dated November 16, 1861 and we acquired it in 1951. Its medium is wood engraving in black ink on newsprint paper.. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Arthur B. Carlson. It is credited Gift of Arthur B. Carlson.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 38.5 x 53.6 cm (15 3/16 x 21 1/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Print, The Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln as President of the United States at the Capitol, Washington, D.C., March 4, 1861, from Harper's Weekly, March 16, 1861, pp. 168-169., November 16, 1861; Attributed to Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910); USA; wood engraving in black ink on newsprint paper.; Overall: 38.5 x 53.6 cm (15 3/16 x 21 1/8 in.); Gift of Arthur B. Carlson; 1951-93-4

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