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John Keay
Abraham Lincoln meets Harriet Beecher Stowe (Original)

Abraham Lincoln meets Harriet Beecher Stowe (Original) by John Keay at The Illustration Art Gallery

Ref: KeayLincoln (Click for LARGE picture)

Artist: John Keay (biography)
Medium: Watercolour on Board
Size: 6" x 6" (145mm x 145mm)
Date: 1980

This is the original Watercolour painting by John Keay.

According to legend, Abraham Lincoln greeted Harriet Beecher Stowe in 1862 by saying "So you're the little woman who wrote the book that started this great war."

Whether the story is true or not, the sentiment underscores the public connection between her novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin, and the American Civil War.

Original artwork for illustration on p30 of Look and Learn issue no 960 (2 August 1980).


Price:  150.00
     IN STOCK        $

        

John Keay

John Keay

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