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Creator Role

photographer

Description

The daguerreotype (possibly a reproduction) features a reversed image of a bust-length portrait of Abraham Lincoln. Alexander Hesler captured this image in Springfield, Illinois on 3 June 1860. [Ref: O-26.]

Description Source

Hamilton, Charles and Lloyd Ostendorf, eds. Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma, 1963; Page: 46.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

4 3/4 X 3 7/8 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

daguerreotype process

Creation Location

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

Work Type

daguerreotype (photograph)

Class

photos

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

1052

Digital ID

FVW_01052

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.

Daguerreotype Image of Abraham Lincoln, 1860

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