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Lucy Webb Hayes tending wounded soldiers

Webber, C.T.1861/1880

Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center

Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center
Fremont, United States

Oil on canvas painting depicting LWH tending wounded soldiers in the Middletown, MD hospital following the battle of Antietam (1862) during the Civil War. Painted by C.T. Webber, signed on back on the stretcher. Plate affixed to frame, "Mrs. Rutherford B. Hayes at the time of the Civil War."

Details

  • Title: Lucy Webb Hayes tending wounded soldiers
  • Creator: Webber, C.T.
  • Date: 1861/1880
  • Physical Location: Fremont, Ohio
  • Provenance: Painting is mentioned in Rutherford B. Hayes' diary (12/25/1869 - 12/26/1890), September 1890. Also in telegrams between Webb Hayes (at the White House) and C.T. Webber, 1877. This painting once hung in the Old Soldiers & Sailors Home in Xenia, OH

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