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Collection Reference Number GLC03531
From Archive Folder Unassociated Civil War Documents 1864 
Title Abraham Lincoln signing the Emancipation Proclamation
Date 1864
Author Serz, John (ca. 1810-1878)  
Document Type Artwork
Content Description Black and white engraving showing Lincoln seated at a table with the Holy Bible, facing forward with a handwritten copy of the Emancipation Proclamation in his left hand. Engraved by John Serz after a painting by W. E. Winner. Published by John Dainty in Philadelphia.
Subjects Art, Music, Theater, and Film  Civil War  Emancipation  Emancipation Proclamation  President  Religion  Slavery  African American History  Presidential Speeches and Proclamations  
People Serz, John (ca. 1810-1878)  Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Place written Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme The American Civil War; Government & Politics; Slavery & Abolition
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945