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Photograph of Abraham Lincoln and Tad. The image is a variant of a photograph taken by Alexander Gardner on 10 April 1865, just four days before the president was assassinated. [Ref: Ostendorf, p. 220].
Hamilton, Charles and Lloyd Ostendorf, eds. Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma, 1963; Page: 220.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
4 1/4 X 2 1/2 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
paper (fiber product); albumen process
recto, inscribed below print: It is apointed unto / man once to die. recto, below print: THE LAST PHOTOGRAPH THE PRESIDENT SAT FOR. / Published by G. F. Bouvé & Co. 41 Brattle St., Boston
Carte de visite photographs; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Family
albumen prints ; cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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