Format Photos, Prints, Drawings
Contributors Hesler, Alexander
Johnson, Thomas
Language English
Subjects Bartlett, Truman H.
Hesler, Alexander
Johnston, Thomas
Lincoln, Abraham
Lincoln Portrait Of
[Johnson portrait of Lincoln based on Hesler photograph.]
Contributor Names
Hesler, Alexander (Photographer)
Johnson, Thomas (Woodcutter)
Created / Published
n. d.
Subject Headings
-  Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
-  Lincoln-portrait of
-  Hesler, Alexander (1823-1895)
-  Bartlett, Truman H. (1835-1923)
-  Johnston, Thomas (1840-1902)
-  Portraits
-  Broadsides
-  Based on Meserve no. 26. A photograph by Alexander Hesler made in Springfield on June 3, 1860. Mr. Truman Bartlett stated that this portrait after Mr. Hesler's death in 1865 were bought by Mr. George B. Ayres, who moved to Buffalo before fire destroyed the Hesler Gallery, and before the great Chicago Fire of 1871, and that Mr. Ayres touched up 8 x 10 negatives made from the originals, which were cabinet size. They had a very wide distribution. These 8 x 10 negatives were damaged in the mails and are now in the Smithsonian Institution. (The Photographic Portraits of Abraham Lincoln; Lincoln Memorial University; The Meserve Collection, 1941.
-  Reproduction of woodcut.
19 x 13.5 cm.
Call Number
Portfolio 10, no. 31
Source Collection
The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana
Rare Book And Special Collections Division
Digital Id

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