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Unit 3: Abolition and the Civil War

List of Portrait Reproductions

  1. Henry Clay (1777–1852)
    Statesman
    By John Neagle (1796–1865)
    Oil on canvas, 70 x 54.5 cm (27 9/16 x 21 7/16 in.), 1842
    (NPG.93.476)

  2. John C. Calhoun (1782–1850)
    Statesman
    By George Peter Alexander Healy (1813–1894)
    Oil on canvas, 91.5 x 73.7 cm (36 x 29 in.), circa 1845
    (NPG.90.52)

  3. William Lloyd Garrison (1805–1879)
    Abolitionist
    By Nathaniel Jocelyn (1796–1881)
    Oil on wood panel, 76 x 63.2 cm (29 15/16 x 24 7/8 in.), 1833
    Bequest of Garrison Norton
    (NPG.96.102)

  4. Frederick Douglass (1817–1895)
    Abolitionist, statesman
    Unidentified artist
    Oil on canvas, 69.9 x 57.1 cm (27 2 x 22 2 in.), circa 1844
    (NPG.74.45)

  5. William T. Sherman (1820–1891)
    Union general
    By George Peter Alexander Healy (1813–1894)
    Oil on canvas, 158.8 x 97.2 cm (62 2 x 38 1/4 in.), 1866
    Transfer from the National Museum of American Art; gift of P. Tecumseh Sherman, 1935
    (NPG.65.40)

  6. Philip H. Sheridan (1831–1888)
    Union general
    By Thomas Buchanan Read (1822–1872)
    Oil on canvas, 137.2 x 98.7 cm (54 x 38 7/8 in.), 1871
    Transfer from the National Museum of American History; gift of Ulysses S. Grant III, 1939
    (NPG.68.51)

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