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

Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874

Politician

Overview

Collection Information

Size: 8 Pages

Summary: 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.

Provenance

Donated by Paul L. Grigaut, July 5, 1954.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

Item has been digitized and is available on the Archives of American Art's website.

Restrictions on 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.

How to Cite This Collection

Art in the National Capitol : speech in the Senate of the United States, July 17, 1866, 1866. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.