Elaine Evans / Wednesday, January 5, 2022 / Categories: General News "The Conversation" Illinois State Historical Society Last year the Illinois State Historical Society commissioned a limited special bronze casting of John McClarey’s statuette “The Conversation.” which features seated representations of President Abraham Lincoln and abolitionist Frederick Douglass in their first conversation in the White House, which took place on August 10, 1863. A very limited number of signed, numbered statuettes are available to individuals who contribute $2,500 or more to the ISHS's endowment fund. Each statuette comes with a certificate of authenticity and the gratitude of the Society’s Board of Directors. To order “The Conversation,” call 217-525-2781 today. Previous Article Board Meeting, February 16, 2022 (via Zoom) Next Article Historical Society Offers New Resource for Genealogists Print 896 Rate this article: No rating Tags: Art Abraham Lincoln Artists Frederick Douglass Statues Please login or register to post comments.