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Presidential Inaugurations: Symbolic Gestures - Photo 2

Presidential Inaugurations: Symbolic Gestures - Photo 2

Date of Work
1861
Credit
Library of Congress

Presidential Inaugurations: Symbolic Gestures - Photo 2

This drawing by a sketch artist for Harper's Weekly, shows President-elect Lincoln and President Buchanan (tipping his top hat) amidst cheering crowd before west gate at base of Capitol grounds, on their way to the Capitol for Lincoln's first inauguration.

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