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Creator Role

photographer publisher

Description

The cartes-de-visite features a standing portrait of Abraham Lincoln. The portrait was taken immediately after Lincoln delivered his Cooper Union Address on the morning of 27 Februrary 1860. This photograph is sometimes referred to as the photograph that made Lincoln president (Ref: O-17).

Description Source

Hamilton, Charles and Lloyd Ostendorf, eds. Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma, 1963; Pages: 34-35.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

27 February 1860

Measurement

4 X 2 3/8 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

albumen processes

Inscription

verso, printed at center: PUBLISHED BY / E. ANTHONY / 501 Broadway. / NEW YORK. / FROM / PHOTOGRAPHIC / NEGATIVE, / BY / M. B. BRADY. verso, inscribed at top: Abe verso, inscribed at bottowm: [$125.00]

Creation Location

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

Work Type

cartes-de-visite (card photographs)

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

669

Digital ID

FVW_00669

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 Cooper Union Portrait by Brady

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