Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates/The Peacemakers

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The Peacemakers[edit]

Original - The Peacemakers is an 1868 painting by George P.A. Healy displayed in the White House. It depicts the historic March 28, 1865 strategy session between Abraham Lincoln, William Tecumseh Sherman, Ulysses S. Grant, and David Dixon Porter on the steamer River Queen during the final days of the American Civil War, 18 days before Abraham Lincoln's assasination.
Reason
Adds significantly to article The Peacemakers. Beautiful historic painting, displayed in White House, documents the only meeting between Union high command, featured at Wikimedia Commons.
Articles in which this image appears
The Peacemakers, David Dixon Porter, River Queen (steamboat)
Creator
George Peter Alexander Healy
  • Support as nominator --Scewing (talk) 08:31, 11 February 2010 (UTC)
  • Comment: This copy is significantly smaller than the original, and it could probably do with a little restoration work. J Milburn (talk) 11:43, 11 February 2010 (UTC)
    • The closer an image comes to fine art the less appropriate a digital restoration becomes. Once a reviewer mistakenly supposed I had restored a Rembrandt. as if I would dare Durova409 00:38, 13 February 2010 (UTC)
      • Very well, but this is still a lot smaller than it could be. J Milburn (talk) 11:33, 13 February 2010 (UTC)
  • Support. Smaller than it could be, but large enough for me. Mostlyharmless (talk) 22:38, 15 February 2010 (UTC)

Not promoted --Makeemlighter (talk) 08:21, 19 February 2010 (UTC)