Photo, Print, Drawing [Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait]
About this Item
- [Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait]
- Volk, Douglas, 1856-1935, artist
- Detroit Publishing Co., copyright claimant
- Detroit Publishing Co., publisher
Created / Published
- c[between 1908 and 1912]
- - Lincoln, Abraham,--1809-1865
- - Presidents--United States
- Dry plate negatives.
- Portrait paintings--Reproductions.
- Portrait paintings--Reproductions
- Dry plate negatives
- - Title and date based on Detroit, Thistle Publications (1912).
- - Photograph of a painting "copyright 1908."
- - "H 801" on negative.
- - Videodisc image is laterally reversed.
- - No Detroit Publishing Co. no.
- - Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.
- 1 negative : glass ; 8 x 10 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
- LC-D413-108 [P&P]
- Detroit Publishing Company photograph collection (Library of Congress)
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- det 4a25909 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/det.4a25909
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-DIG-det-4a25909 (digital file from original)
- No known restrictions on publication.
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- Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication.
- Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-det-4a25909 (digital file from original)
- Call Number: LC-D413-108 [P&P]
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Chicago citation style:
Volk, Douglas, Artist, Copyright Claimant Detroit Publishing Co, and Publisher Detroit Publishing Co. Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait. United States, None. [Cbetween 1908 and 1912] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2016816545/.
APA citation style:
Volk, D., Detroit Publishing Co, C. C. & Detroit Publishing Co, P. Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait. United States, None. [Cbetween 1908 and 1912] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2016816545/.
MLA citation style:
Volk, Douglas, Artist, Copyright Claimant Detroit Publishing Co, and Publisher Detroit Publishing Co. Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait. [Cbetween 1908 and 1912] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2016816545/>.