Civil War Articles

FRAME|WORK is a weekly blog series that highlights an artwork in the Museums' permanent collections. This week, we feature a powerful Civil War-era photograph from The Album of the Lincoln Conspiracy. This work is...
Our Banner in the Sky
Attributed to Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826-1900) Our Banner in the Sky, ca. 1861 Oil on paper mounted on paper board 7 13/16 x 11 13/16 inches 1994.71Exactly 150 years ago today on April 12, 1861, the...
Abraham Lincoln, 1860
Alexander Hesler (American, 1823–1895), Abraham Lincoln, 1860 (printed ca. 1881) Albumen print from glass plate negative, framed, 9 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches Museum purchase, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts Endowment...