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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).
Hamilton, Charles and Lloyd Ostendorf, eds. Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma, 1963; Pages: 34-35.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
27 February 1860
4 X 2 3/8 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
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]
Brady, Mathew B., approximately 1823-1896; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. Cooper Institute speech
cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
[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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