Format Photos, Prints, Drawings
Dates 1853
Location Illinois
Lincoln
Logan
United States
Language English
Subjects Lincoln, Abraham
Lincoln Portrait Of
Photographs
Portraits
Title
[Print of the "lost ambertype" of Lincoln.]
Created / Published
c1853
Subject Headings
-  Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
-  Lincoln-portrait of
-  Photographs
-  Portraits
-  United States -- Illinois -- Logan -- Lincoln
Genre
Photographs
Portraits
Notes
-  Written in pencil on back: This is the photograph from the original ambertype owned by the Latham family of Lincoln, Illinois. It was posed for by Mr. Lincoln at the time the city of Lincoln was named for him. The photographer is unknown and is called the lost ambrotype. [Signed] Gillespie, 7/5/35.
Medium
20 x 25 cm.
Source Collection
The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana
Repository
Rare Book And Special Collections Division
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/lprbscsm.scsm0987


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