The Arrival of Mr. Lincoln at the Continental Hotel (Philadelphia)
Thomas Nast (American (born in Germany), 1840–1902)
Karolik (Civil War) 0983
Sheet: 25.8 x 35.9 cm (10 3/16 x 14 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Graphite with white watercolor on light green paper
Not On View
Lincoln addressing throng in street from crowded balcony over entrance porch of hotel.
Inscribed upper right in graphite: The arrival of Mr. Lincoln at the "Continental" hotel Lincoln standing / Mr. LIncoln on the balcony making a speach it / was nearly dark, about 7 in the evening, lights in the windows / Philadelphia.; lower right: a mass of heads.
Verso in graphite: en route to Washington / 1st inauguration
Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA November 12, 1959
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875