Our Collection

At the Institute’s core is the Gilder Lehrman Collection, one of the great archives in American history. More than 70,000 items cover five hundred years of American history, from Columbus’s 1493 letter describing the New World to soldiers’ letters from World War II and Vietnam. Explore primary sources, visit exhibitions in person or online, or bring your class on a field trip.

Wellstood, William, (1819-1900) Untitled

High-resolution images are available to schools and libraries via subscription to American History, 1493-1943. Check to see if your school or library already has a subscription. Or click here for more information. You may also request a pdf of the image from us here.

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08878.0114 Author/Creator: Wellstood, William, (1819-1900) Place Written: s.l. Type: Engraving Date: 1861-1877 Pagination: 1 print : b&w ; 15.5 x 24 cm.

Summary of Content: One untitled engraving circa 1861-1877. Depicts portraits of Stephen Arnold Douglas, Benjamin Franklin Wade, William Pitt Fessenden, Charles Sumner, Thaddeus Stevens, John Cabell Breckenridge, and Henry Winter Davis. Engraved by William Wellstood.

People: Douglas, Stephen Arnold, 1813-1861
Wade, Benjamin Franklin, 1800-1878
Fessenden, William Pitt, 1806-1869
Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874
Stevens, Thaddeus, 1792-1868
Breckinridge, John C. (John Cabell), 1821-1875
Davis, Henry Winter, 1817-1865
Wellstood, William,1819-1900

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: ReconstructionRepublican PartyCivil WarSenate

Sub Era:

Order a Copy Citation Guidelines for Online Resources