Photo, Print, Drawing [Hesler portrait of Lincoln.]

About this Item

Title
[Hesler portrait of Lincoln.]
Contributor Names
Hesler, Alexander (Photographer)
Created / Published
June 3, 1860
Subject Headings
-  Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
-  Lincoln-portrait of
-  Hesler, Alexander (1823-1895)
-  Bartlett, Truman H. (1835-1923)
-  Photographs
-  Portraits
-  United States -- Illinois -- Sangamon -- Springfield
Genre
Photographs
Portraits
Notes
-  Meserve no. 26. A photograph by Hesler of Chicago, made in Springfield, Illinois on June 3, 1860. Mr. Truman H. Bartlett stated that this 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. (From the Photographic Portraits of Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Lincoln Memorial University; the Meserve Collection, 1941.)
Medium
35.5 x 27.5 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
Portfolio 6, no. 41
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.scsm0792
Online Format
image

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Chicago citation style:

Hesler, Alexander. [Hesler portrait of Lincoln]. Illinois Sangamon Springfield United States, 1860. June 3. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/scsm000792/. (Accessed August 23, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Hesler, A. (1860) [Hesler portrait of Lincoln]. Illinois Sangamon Springfield United States, 1860. June 3. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/scsm000792/.

MLA citation style:

Hesler, Alexander. [Hesler portrait of Lincoln]. June 3. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/scsm000792/>.