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Photo, Print, Drawing [Johnson portrait of Lincoln based on Hesler photograph.]

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Title

  • [Johnson portrait of Lincoln based on Hesler photograph.]

Names

  • Hesler, Alexander (Photographer)
  • Johnson, Thomas (Woodcutter)

Created / Published

  • n. d.

Headings

  • -  Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
  • -  Lincoln-portrait of
  • -  Hesler, Alexander (1823-1895)
  • -  Bartlett, Truman H. (1835-1923)
  • -  Johnston, Thomas (1840-1902)
  • -  Portraits
  • -  Broadsides

Genre

  • Portraits
  • Broadsides

Notes

  • -  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.

Medium

  • 19 x 13.5 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Portfolio 10, no. 31

Source Collection

  • The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana

Repository

  • Rare Book And Special Collections Division

Digital Id

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Hesler, Alexander, and Thomas Johnson. Johnson portrait of Lincoln based on Hesler photograph. , . N. D. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/scsm000782/.

APA citation style:

Hesler, A. & Johnson, T. Johnson portrait of Lincoln based on Hesler photograph. , . N. D. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/scsm000782/.

MLA citation style:

Hesler, Alexander, and Thomas Johnson. Johnson portrait of Lincoln based on Hesler photograph. N. D. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/scsm000782/>.