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The Arrival of Mr. Lincoln at the Continental Hotel (Philadelphia)

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Inscribed upper right in graphite: The arrival of Mr. Lincoln at the "Continental" hotel Lincoln standing / Mr. LIncoln on the balcony making a speach it / was nearly dark, about 7 in the evening, lights in the windows / Philadelphia.; lower right: a mass of heads. Verso in graphite: en route to Washington / 1st inauguration


Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA November 12, 1959

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Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875


  • Thomas Nast, American (born in Landau, Germany), 1840–1902
Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (Civil War) 0983


Sheet: 25.8 x 35.9 cm (10 3/16 x 14 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Graphite with white watercolor on light green paper


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