Archives of American Art

Art in the National Capitol : speech in the Senate of the United States, July 17, 1866

Collection ID:
Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874
Physical Description:
8 Pages
25 cm.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Speech by Massachusetts Senator Charles Sumner questioning the Senate's selection of sculptor Vinnie Ream to create a commissioned sculpture of Abraham Lincoln to be placed in the Capitol Building.

Existence and Location of Copies
Item has been digitized and is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Paul L. Grigaut, July 5, 1954.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

More Information
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint)
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint)
Boston : Wright & Potter, 1866.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Women sculptors Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art commissions Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ream, Vinnie, 1847-1914 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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