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Photos, Prints, Drawings [Oil painting of Lincoln possibly based on a Brady photograph.]

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Title
[Oil painting of Lincoln possibly based on a Brady photograph.]
Created / Published
n. d.
Subject Headings
-  Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
-  Lincoln-tribute
-  Lincoln-portrait of
-  Portraits
Genre
Portraits
Notes
-  Possibly based on the Meserve 85 photograph of Lincoln taken by Matthew B. Brady at Washington on February 9, 1864.
-  Number 75: reads: 1809-1909. Portrait pasted on card, 12 x 17.5 cm.
-  Number 76: 25.5 x 32 cm. Reads: From an abrotype taken for Marcus L. Ward (afterward governor of New Jersey) in Springfield, Illinois, May 20, 1860, two day's after Lincoln's first nomination.
-  Number 77: Christmas card; "Hearty greetings with all good wishes for your happiness on Christmas Day and throughout the New Year 1931 Joseph Benjamin Oakleaf. Inside is colored tin togravure of Lincoln by G. Hamilton Crawford.
-  Number 78: 22 x 29 cm.
-  Number 79: 30.5 x 25. 5 cm.
-  Number 80: Facsimile signature: A. Lincoln. 15 x 23 cm. Typescript on back reads: Note to Major Ramsey, October 17, 1861. My Dear Sir, The lady bearer of this says she has two sons who want to work. Wanting to work is so rare a want that is should be encouraged.
-  Number 81: Facsimile signature: A. Lincoln. 21.5 x 30 cm.
-  Number 82: 20.5 x 25.5 cm.
-  Number 83: 24 x 32.5 cm.
-  83a: 30.5 x 40.5 cm. Reproduction of portrait painted by Thomas Buchanan Read.
-  83b: 27 x 38 cm. 'In memory of Abraham Lincoln. Born February 12th 1809. Inaugurated President, March 4th, 1861. Issued the Proclamation of Emancipation, January 1st of 1863. Reinaugerated President, March 4th, 1865. Died April 15th, 1865 in the 57th year of his age. The Nation's Friend.
Medium
15 x 20 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
Portfolio 4, no. 74
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.scsm0420
Online Format
image

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