Portrait of Vinnie Ream Hoxie, an American sculptor, best known for her sculpture of President Abraham Lincoln. The statue was unveiled in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda on January 25th, 1871, when Vinnie was just twenty-three years old.
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“Portrait of American Sculptor Vinnie Ream Hoxie” sources:
- Vinnie Ream at work upon her Lincoln bust which rests upon the stand she used in the White House while President Lincoln posed for her. [Between 1865 and 1870, printed later] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2002712184/>
- “Vinnie Ream with her bust of Abraham Lincoln.” Wikimedia Commons, Wikimedia Foundation, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Vinnie_Ream_with_her_bust_of_Abraham_Lincoln.jpg