Artifacts

Creator

William Marsh

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Creator Role

photographer

Description

The reproduction photograph depicts a seated portrait of Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln reportedly finger-combed his hair between exposures, a look that Sir William Howard Russell called his ""thatch of wild Republican hair." The photo was originally taken on 20 May 1861 by William Marsh. [Ref: O-21.]

Description Source

Hamilton, Charles and Lloyd Ostendorf, eds. Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma, 1963; Page: 43.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

10 X 8 inches

Inscription

recto, in image at bottom: Abraham Lincoln 1860

Creation Location

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

Work Type

reproduction (derivative object)

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

7217

Digital ID

FVW_07217

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.

Photograph of Abraham Lincoln, 1860

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