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Creator Role

photographer

Description

The mounted photograph (possibly a salt print) features a black and white image of a seated Abraham Lincoln. President Lincoln sits with his proper right leg crossed over his left and with his hands folded in his lap. To his proper left side, a book rests on a small table. The portrait was taken on 9 August 1863 by Alexander Gardner in Washington D. C. [Ref: O-73.]

Description Source

Hamilton, Charles and Lloyd Ostendorf, eds. Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma, 1963; Page: 136.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1863

Measurement

10 X 8 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

salted paper processes

Inscription

recto, handwritten at top of mount: Abraham Lincoln, Washington 1863 ([?] no 49)

Creation Location

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

Work Type

salted paper print

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

374

Digital ID

FVW_00374

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.

Abraham Lincoln, Washington 1863

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