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Description

Seated portrait of Abraham Lincoln taken by Mathew Brady on 8 January 1864. In the portrait, Lincoln sits with his body turned slightly to his proper right. A decorative border runs along the edge of the card, and the card's four corners have been removed. [Ref: O-84.]

Description Source

Hamilton, Charles and Lloyd Ostendorf, eds. Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma, 1963; Page: 167.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

4 X 2 3/8 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

albumen process

Inscription

recto, inscribed below print: Abraham Lincoln verso, inscribed at top: O-84 verso, in backmark: Published by / E. ANTHONY / 501 Broadway / New York / FROM / PHOTOGRAPHIC NEGATIVE / in / BRADY'S / National Portrait Gallery

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

676

Digital ID

FVW_00676

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.

Seated Portrait of Abraham Lincoln

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