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National inauguration ball, March 4th 1865 / designed & drawn by Bruff ; engraved by Dempsey & O'Toole.

National inauguration ball, March 4th 1865 / designed & drawn by Bruff ; engraved by Dempsey & O'Toole.

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Summary

Print shows an invitation to the national inauguration ball with half-length portraits of Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson as "President of the U.S." and "Vice President of the U.S.", includes two fasces-like pillars with eagles perched on top, resting on three steps labeled "1777-83", "1812-15", and "1860-65", three columns of names under the heading of "Managers", and a space for the name of the invitee "The honor of [blank] Company is requested". This particular invitation is inscribed with the name of "Jas Lawrence Turner M.D."
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Inscribed in ink "Jas Lawrence Turner M.D."
Copy negative is of another, unsigned, impression.

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01/01/1865
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