Photo, Print, Drawing [Print of the "lost ambertype" of Lincoln.]
About this Item
- [Print of the "lost ambertype" of Lincoln.]
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
- - Lincoln-portrait of
- - Photographs
- - Portraits
- - United States -- Illinois -- Logan -- Lincoln
- - Written in pencil on back: This is the photograph from the original ambertype owned by the Latham family of Lincoln, Illinois. It was posed for by Mr. Lincoln at the time the city of Lincoln was named for him. The photographer is unknown and is called the lost ambrotype. [Signed] Gillespie, 7/5/35.
- 20 x 25 cm.
- Source Collection
- The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana
- Rare Book And Special Collections Division
- Digital Id
- Online Format
- Original Format
- photo, print, drawing
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Print of the "lost ambertype" of Lincoln. United States Logan Lincoln Illinois, 1853. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/scsm000987/.
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(1853) Print of the "lost ambertype" of Lincoln. United States Logan Lincoln Illinois, 1853. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/scsm000987/.
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Print of the "lost ambertype" of Lincoln. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/scsm000987/>.
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