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The carte de visite features a reproduction of Anthony Berger's 9 February 1864 photograph of Abraham Lincoln. Robert T. Lincoln once wrote that he believed this was the most satisfactory likeness of his father. [Ref: O-92.] The image shows Lincoln from the waist up in a seated position.
Hamilton, Charles and Lloyd Ostendorf, eds. Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma, 1963; Page: 176.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
4 X 2 7/16 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
albumen print on paper card
recto: PRESIDENT LINCOLN
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
carte-de-visite (card photograph)
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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