Artifacts

Creator

Anthony Berger

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Creator Role

photographer

Description

Photograph of engraving or lithograph of a bust-length portrait of Abraham Lincoln. The image is a variant of a photograph taken by Anthony Berger. Robert T. Lincoln claimed that this image was the most satisfactory likeness of his father. [Ref: O-92.]

Description Source

Hamilton, Charles and Lloyd Ostendorf, eds. Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma, 1963; Page: 176.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

2 3/8 X 4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

albumen process

Inscription

recto, below print: ABRAHAM LINCOLN

Creation Location

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

Work Type

albumen prints ; cartes-de-visite (card photographs)

Class

CDVs

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

4078

Digital ID

FVW_04078

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.

Satisfactory Likeness of Abraham Lincoln

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