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Displaying images from the 19th and early 20th centuries of the U.S. Senate Chamber, this collection list is arranged by date starting in 1846.

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Judge Nelson Adminis...

Judge Nelson Administering the Oath to Chief Justice Chase, as Presiding Officer of the Court of Impeachment, in the Senate Chamber, Washington, D. C., on the 5th March.
Scene in the Senate ...

Scene in the Senate Chamber, Washington, D. C., during the Withdrawal of the Senators for Secret Consultation, on the Opening Day of the Court of Impeachment.
The Senate as a Cour...

The Senate as a Court of Impeachment for the Trial of Andrew Johnson.
The High Court of Im...

The High Court of Impeachment, / in Session in the U.S. Senate Chamber, at Washington, D.C., for the Trial of Andrew Johnson, President of the United States—Benjamin R. Curtis, Esq., of Counsel for the President, Reading the Answer to the Articles of Impeachment, on Monday, March 23d, 1868.
The Ladies' Gallery ...

The Ladies
Swearing in a Witnes...

Swearing in a Witness at the Impeachment Trial—Colonel Forney, Secretary of the Senate, Administering the Oath to Gen. W. H. Emory, As a Witness of the Managers, Thursday, 2nd Inst.
The Impeachment Tria...

The Impeachment Trial, Washington, D. C.—Remarkable Scene in the United States Senate, May 6th—The Audience in the Galleries Applauding at the Close of Manager Bingham
The Impeachment Tria...

The Impeachment Trial, Washington, D. C.—The Order to Clear the Galleries, May 6th, 1868—Senator Trumbull Moving for the Arrest of the Disorderly Spectators.
Taking the Vote on t...

Taking the Vote on the Impeachment of President Johnson, Senate Chamber, Washington, D.C., May 16th, 1868.—Senator Ross, of Kansas, Voting
Vice-President Wade ...

Vice-President Wade Administering the Oath to Schuyler Colfax.
The Senate of the Un...

The Senate of the United States.
Washington, D.C.—Vic...

Washington, D. C.—Vice-President Colfax, While Presiding in the Senate, Seized with an Alarming Attack of Illness, May 22d.