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Six Months at the White House With Abraham Lincold The Story of a Picture by F. B. Carpenter

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Published by Digital Scanning .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biography: general,
  • Historical - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Historical - U.S.,
  • Presidents & Heads of State

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages364
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8785664M
ISBN 101582181209
ISBN 109781582181202
OCLC/WorldCa49220639

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The Inner Life Of Abraham Lincoln: Six Months At The White House by F. B. Carpenter and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Edition: Later Printing. Six months at the White House with Abraham Lincoln by F. B. Carpenter, , Hurd and Houghton edition, in English.   Six Months at the White House contains a collection of anecdotes about Abraham Lincoln and helps to put a human face to the man who has become more legend than man. Whether it is Lincoln reciting Shakespeare at dinner or including his youngest son Tad in meetings of state, Carpenter provides a well-rounded picture of the American president/5(22). According to his memoir, Six Months at the White House with Abraham Lincoln (), Carpenter was deeply moved by Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation. He met with the President on February 6, , and began work with sketches of Cabinet members and of Lincoln himself, working from life, as Lincoln worked, and from photographs.

  Six months at the White House with Abraham Lincoln. The story of a picture. This edition published in by Hurd and Houghton in New York. Six months at the White House with Abraham Lincoln by F. B. Carpenter, , Hurd and Houghton edition, in EnglishCited by: Annotation. Six Months at the White House was written by Francis Bicknell Carpenter after the unexpected popularity of a series of articles published in the New York Independent relating to Abraham Lincoln following his assassination. Carpenter, a Civil War portrait painter, was originally hired to capture President Lincoln in the picture, "First Reading of the Emancipation Proclamation before.   - Buy Six Months at the White House with Abraham Lincoln; The Story of a Picture book online at best prices in india on Read Six Months at the White House with Abraham Lincoln; The Story of a Picture book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified s: