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Description

Photograph of engraving or lithograph of bust portrait of Abraham Lincoln. The image is a variant of a photograph taken by Christopher Smith German, which is believed to be a part of the first series of photograph taken of Abraham Lincoln with a beard. [Ref: O-42.]

Description Source

Hamilton, Charles and Lloyd Ostendorf, eds. Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma, 1963; Page: 69.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1865

Measurement

4 X 2 3/8 inches

Inscription

recto, below print: Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1865, by J.C. / SPOONER, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of Massachusetts. verso, backmark: ESTABLISHED 1846 / J. C. SPOONER'S / PICTURE PALACE / Foots Block Corner Main & State Sts / SPRINGFIELD, MASS. / Additional Copies from the plate from which / this picture is taken can be had if desired.

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

708

Digital ID

FVW_00708

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.

Bearded Image of Abraham Lincoln

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