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Wax seal on the invitation to dine at the White House with the President and Mrs. Lincoln

Wax seal on the invitation to dine at the White House with the President and Mrs. Lincoln

Date of Work
1863
Medium
Invitation
Credit
WHITE HOUSE HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION (WHITE HOUSE COLLECTION )

Wax seal on the invitation to dine at the White House with the President and Mrs. Lincoln

The wax seal that secured the envelope is impressed with the presidential seal and was not only an ornament but assured on delivery, if intact, that the invitation had not been opened en route from the White House.

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