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Prominent Candidates for the Democratic Nomination at Charleston, South Carolina

Prominent Candidates for the Democratic Nomination at Charleston, South Carolina
Artist
Unidentified Artist
Copy after
Mathew B. Brady, 1823? - 15 Jan 1896
Sitter
Jefferson Davis, 3 Jun 1808 - 6 Dec 1889
Alexander Hamilton Stephens, 11 Feb 1812 - 4 Mar 1883
James Henry Lane, 22 Jun 1814 - 11 Jul 1866
John Cabell Breckinridge, 15 Jan 1821 - 17 May 1875
Stephen Arnold Douglas, 23 Apr 1813 - 3 Jun 1861
Samuel Houston, 2 Mar 1793 - 26 Jul 1863
Franklin Pierce, 23 Nov 1804 - 8 Oct 1869
John Slidell, 1793 - 29 Jul 1871
James Guthrie, 1792 - 1869
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799
James Lawrence Orr, 12 May 1822 - 5 May 1873
Date
1860
Type
Print
Medium
Wood engraving on paper
Dimensions
Sheet: 40.6 x 56.4 cm (16 x 22 3/16")
Topic
Architecture\Building\White House
Printed Material\Book\Bible
Home Furnishings\Globe
Illustration
Jefferson Davis: Male
Jefferson Davis: Literature\Writer
Jefferson Davis: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer
Jefferson Davis: Military\Soldier
Jefferson Davis: Politics and Government\Confederate President
Jefferson Davis: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Mississippi
Jefferson Davis: Politics and Government\US Senator\Mississippi
Jefferson Davis: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of War
Jefferson Davis: Politics and Government\Governor\Mississippi
George Washington: Male
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal
James Henry Lane: Male
James Henry Lane: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
James Henry Lane: Military\Army\Officer\Colonel
James Henry Lane: Politics and Government\US Senator\Kansas
James Henry Lane: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Indiana
James Henry Lane: Politics and Government\Lieutenant Governor\Indiana
Franklin Pierce: Male
Franklin Pierce: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Franklin Pierce: Politics and Government\US Senator\New Hampshire
Franklin Pierce: Politics and Government\President of US
Franklin Pierce: Military\Army\Officer\Brigadier General
Franklin Pierce: Politics and Government\US Congressman\New Hampshire
Stephen Arnold Douglas: Male
Stephen Arnold Douglas: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Stephen Arnold Douglas: Politics and Government\Presidential Candidate
Stephen Arnold Douglas: Politics and Government\US Senator\Illinois
Stephen Arnold Douglas: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Illinois
Stephen Arnold Douglas: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Illinois
Stephen Arnold Douglas: Law and Law Enforcement\Judge\Justice\State Supreme Court Justice\Illinois
John Cabell Breckinridge: Male
John Cabell Breckinridge: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
John Cabell Breckinridge: Politics and Government\Presidential Candidate
John Cabell Breckinridge: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US
John Cabell Breckinridge: Military\Army\Officer\Civil War
John Cabell Breckinridge: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Business executive\Railroad
John Cabell Breckinridge: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of War\Confederate Secretary of War
John Cabell Breckinridge: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Kentucky
John Cabell Breckinridge: Politics and Government\US Senator\Kentucky
James Guthrie: Male
James Guthrie: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of Treasury
James Guthrie: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Business executive\Railroad
James Guthrie: Politics and Government\US Senator\Kentucky
James Guthrie: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Industrialist\Railroad\Railroad promoter
Alexander Hamilton Stephens: Male
Alexander Hamilton Stephens: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Alexander Hamilton Stephens: Communications\Publisher\Newspaper
Alexander Hamilton Stephens: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Georgia
Alexander Hamilton Stephens: Politics and Government\Governor\Georgia
Alexander Hamilton Stephens: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Georgia
Alexander Hamilton Stephens: Politics and Government\Confederate Vice President
Samuel Houston: Male
Samuel Houston: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Samuel Houston: Military\Soldier
Samuel Houston: Politics and Government\Governor\Tennessee
Samuel Houston: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Tennessee
Samuel Houston: Politics and Government\US Senator\Texas
Samuel Houston: Politics and Government\President of Republic of Texas
Samuel Houston: Politics and Government\Governor\Texas
James Lawrence Orr: Male
James Lawrence Orr: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
James Lawrence Orr: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Speaker of the House
James Lawrence Orr: Law and Law Enforcement\Judge
James Lawrence Orr: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Minister
James Lawrence Orr: Politics and Government\US Congressman\South Carolina
James Lawrence Orr: Politics and Government\Governor\South Carolina
James Lawrence Orr: Politics and Government\Statesman\Confederate
John Slidell: Male
John Slidell: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
John Slidell: Politics and Government\Diplomat
John Slidell: Politics and Government\Confederate Official
John Slidell: Politics and Government\US Senator\Louisiana
John Slidell: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Louisiana
Portrait
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Object number
NPG.82.14
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery