John Rogers (American, 1829-1904). <em>The Council of War</em>, 1868. Plaster, height: 23 1/2 in.  (59.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Roger L. Simons, by exchange, 54.206. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 54.206_acetate_bw.jpg)

The Council of War

Artist:John Rogers

Medium: Plaster

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Dimensions: height: 23 1/2 in. (59.7 cm)



Accession Number: 54.206

Image: 54.206_acetate_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Cast plaster sculpture of figural group. Civil War scene representing President Lincoln seated between Secretary of War Stanton (proper left) and General Grant (proper right), and reading a large paper. Figures are on a circular base flattened in back. Condition: Good repaired and painted.

Brooklyn Museum