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The carte-de-visite features a bust-length portrait of Abraham Lincoln, quarter-turned to his proper left. It is a variant of Henry F. Warren's photograph taken on 6 March 1865. It is the last photograph taken of Lincoln. [Ref: O-112.]
Hamilton, Charles and Lloyd Ostendorf, eds. Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma, 1963; Page: 214.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
ca. 6 March 1986
4 X 2 1/2 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
recto, below image: The last Photograph of / PRESIDENT LINCOLN. / Taken on the Balcony at the White House, March 6, 1865, by / H. F. WARREN, WALTHAM, MASS. verso, inscribed at top: [$20.00]
Carte de visite photographs; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
albumen prints ; cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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