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Creator Role

publisher photographer

Description

The carte de visite features a photograph of Abraham Lincoln and his son Tad Lincoln taken by Anthony Berger on 9 February 1864. The photograph is one of the more popular images of Lincoln and is one of the only to show the President wearing his spectacles. [Ref. O-93A.] In the photograph, Lincoln sits with Tad by his side and an album in his lap. The pair gaze down at the album.

Description Source

Hamilton, Charles and Lloyd Ostendorf, eds. Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma, 1963; Page: 182.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

3 15/16 X 2 7/16 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

albumen print on paper card

Inscription

recto: [PRESIDENT] LINCOLN AND TAD. / [Published by Joseph Ward 125] Washing Street, Boston. verso: JOSEPH WARD / 125 Washington Street / BOSTON

Creation Location

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

Work Type

carte-de-visite (card photograph)

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

7118

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.

Lincoln and Tad Study a Brady Album

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