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Creator Role

photographer

Description

Copy of 1865 photo of 2nd inauguration of A. Lincoln, probably by A. Gardner. Ref: O-108. The image was likely taken at the White House in Washington D.C. There is a large mass of people gathered for the event. An American flag can be seen in the center of the image.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1865

Measurement

11 X 14 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

albumen print on paper card

Inscription

recto, bottom: "81 The second inauguration of President Lincoln, March 4, 1865. Lincoln's brief inaugural address expressed his own hopes for peace and reconstruction. The address was described by the/ London Times as "the most sublime State paper of the century." President Lincoln can be seen standing directly behind the white table, manuscript in hand. "; DOCUMENTARY PHOTO AID/ Box 2620, Sarasota, Florida 33758/ Courtesy the Library of Congress"

Creation Location

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

Work Type

Albumen prints

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

1403

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 Second Inauguration of President Lincoln, March 4, 1865.

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