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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.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
11 X 14 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
albumen print on paper card
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"
Lincoln, Abraham,--1809-1865--Inauguration, 1865; Presidential inaugurations--Washington (D.C.)--1860-1870.
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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