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Art in the National Capitol; speech in the Senate of the United States, 1866, from the Miscellaneous printed materials collection

Art in the National Capitol; speech in the Senate of the United States, 1866

Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874

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Title: Art in the National Capitol; speech in the Senate of the United States

Date: 1866

Physical Details: Pamphlet : 8 p. ; 25 x 16 cm.

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.

Creator: Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874

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