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CDV-sized engraving of a bust-length portrait of Abraham Lincoln. It is possibly a bearded variant of the famous Cooper Union Address portrait taken by Mathew Brady on 27 February 1860. [Ref: O-17.]
Hamilton, Charles and Lloyd Ostendorf, eds. Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma, 1963; Page: 34.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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4 X 2 1/2 inches
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engraving (printing process)
recto, below image: ABRAHAM LINCOLN. verso, inscribed at top: James take / good care of / this [?] / picture / this is from / [?] [?] / [?] / [?] / [?] / [?] verso, inscribed at bottom: $12.00
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
cartes-de-visite (card photographs) ; engraving (print)
[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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