Physical Details: Pamphlet : 8 p. ; 25 x 16 cm.
Creator: Charles Sumner (1811-1874)
Description: Speech given July 17, 1866 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.
Donated by Paul L. Grigaut, July 5, 1954.
Forms part of: Miscellaneous printed materials collection,
Rights Statement: U.S. public domain
Citation: Art in the National Capitol; speech in the Senate of the United States, 1866. Miscellaneous printed materials collection, . Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Digital ID: 13751
- Art commissions
- Lincoln, Abraham
- Portrait sculpture
- Ream, Vinnie
- Women sculptors