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Description

The engraving depicts a half-bust portrait of Abraham Lincoln based on a portrait photographed by Alexander Gardiner (Possibly Ostendorf-51). The engraving is enclosed in a brown frame that features floral-like decorative carvings.

Description Source

Hamilton, Charles and Lloyd Ostendorf, eds. Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma, 1963; Page: 375.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

1862

Measurement

17 3/8 X 15 3/8 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

engraving (printing process)

Inscription

recto, below engraving: Metzmacher, Del et Sc. / 1862 / Abraham Lincoln / (Président des Etats-Unis.) / Berlin _ Verlag von Goupil & Co. / Imprimé & Publié par GOUPIL & CO. Editeurs _ PARIS, LONDON, LA HAYE. / New York _ Published by M. Knoedler

Creation Location

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

Work Type

engraving (print)--picture frame

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

7045

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 (Président des Etats-Unis)

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