Artifacts

Creator

Henry F. Warren

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Creator Role

photographer

Description

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.]

Description Source

Hamilton, Charles and Lloyd Ostendorf, eds. Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma, 1963; Page: 214.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 6 March 1986

Measurement

4 X 2 1/2 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

albumen process

Inscription

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]

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

albumen prints ; cartes-de-visite (card photographs)

Class

Article

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

681

Digital ID

FVW_00681

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries.

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

The Last Photograph of President Lincoln

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