Photos, Prints, Drawings Inauguration of Mr. Lincoln, March 4, 1861
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- Inauguration of Mr. Lincoln, March 4, 1861
- Photograph shows participants and crowd at the first inauguration of President Abraham Lincoln, at the U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C. Lincoln is standing under the wood canopy, at the front, midway between the left and center posts. His face is in shadow but the white shirt front is visible. (Source: Ostendorf, p. 87) "A distant photograph from a special platform by an unknown photographer, in front of the Capitol, Washington, D.C., afternoon of March 4, 1861. 'A small camera was directly in front of Mr. Lincoln,' reported a newspaper, 'another at a distance of a hundred yards, and a third of huge dimensions on the right ... The three photographers present had plenty of time to take pictures, yet only the distant views have survived." (Source: Ostendorf, p. 86-87)
- Created / Published
- [Washington, D.C., 1861]
- Subject Headings
- - Lincoln, Abraham,--1809-1865--Inauguration, 1861
- - Crowds--Washington (D.C.)--1860-1870
- - Presidential inaugurations--Washington (D.C.)--1860-1870
- Format Headings
- Salted paper prints--1860-1870.
- - Title from item.
- - In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 59.
- - Ostendorf, no. 54
- - Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2, Lincoln Inaugural.
- - Published in: Lincoln's photographs: a complete album / by Lloyd Ostendorf. Dayton, OH: Rockywood Press, 1998, p. 86-87.
- - Exhibited: "With Malice Toward None : The Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Exhibition" at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2009.
- - Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.
- 1 photographic print : salted paper ; 33 x 36 cm.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- LOT 12251, p. 59 [P&P]
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- Digital Id
- ppmsca 07636 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.07636
- cph 3a48231 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a48231
- Library of Congress Control Number
- Reproduction Number
- LC-DIG-ppmsca-07636 (digital file from original) LC-USZ62-48090 (b&w film copy neg.)
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Articles and Essays with this item:
- The Sixteenth President - With Malice Toward None: The Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Exhibition
- Top Treasures - American Treasures of the Library of Congress
- Abraham Lincoln: Rise to National Prominence - Primary Source Set
- Abraham Lincoln (1809 to 1865) Slide Show: Selected Images from the Library of Congress (Prints and Photographs Reading Room, Library of Congress)
- Lincoln Primary Sources - 2009 - Past Events - News and Events
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- Call Number: LOT 12251, p. 59 [P&P]
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Inauguration of Mr. Lincoln, March 4, 1861. [Washington, D.C, 1861] Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00652332/. (Accessed January 22, 2017.)
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(1861) Inauguration of Mr. Lincoln, March 4, 1861. [Washington, D.C] [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00652332/.
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Inauguration of Mr. Lincoln, March 4, 1861. [Washington, D.C, 1861] Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/00652332/>.