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This print features a color, full-length portrait of Abraham Lincoln. In the portrait, Lincoln stands next to a table with his proper right hand at his waist while his proper left hand rests on a table. On the table are papers, a quill, and ink. The print is a composite image of Lincoln's head on John C. Calhoun's body and was created by William pate using Alexander Ritchie's 1852 mezzotint engraving of Calhoun and Anthony Berger's 1864 photograph of Lincoln.
Hamilton, Charles and Lloyd Ostendorf, eds. Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma, 1963; Page: 176.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
30 3/4 x 16 1/2 inches (approximately)
Materials and Techniques Display
Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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