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Tally to select the competition’s winning portrait
May 1866
(Original courtesy of the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives)

The Committee appointed to decide upon the
relative claims to public approval of the two portraits
of Mr. Clay submitted to them for their decision, and of
opinion that the portrait drawn by Mr. Fry(e) should be
accepted.  The Committee was divided in opinion four
being in favor of Mr. Fry(e)’s portrait and three in favor of
Mr. Stanton’s.

For Mr. Fry(e)’s portrait—
Jacob Swigert
Philip Swigert
Leslie Combs
Alex S. Trotten

For Mr. Stanton’s portrait—
George Robertson
John M. Clay
Orlando Brown, Sr.