Photo, Print, Drawing [Lincoln portrait possibly based on Meserve 22.]

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Title
[Lincoln portrait possibly based on Meserve 22.]
Contributor Names
Church, William (Artist)
Created / Published
n. d.
Subject Headings
-  Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
-  Ward, Marcus Lawrence (1812-1884)
-  Lincoln-portrait of
-  Photographs
-  Portraits
-  United States -- Illinois -- Sangamon -- Springfield
Genre
Photographs
Portraits
Notes
-  Based on a photograph of the ambrotype made by William Church in Springfield on May 20, 1860. This portrait had no wide circulation, as they were made for Mr. J. Brown of Philadelphia, who used them in painting a portrait of the nominee. [The Photographs of Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Hill Meserve, Carl Sandburg, Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1944.]
-  According to Meserve no 22, the maker is unknown.
-  Bottom of print: From an ambrotype taken for Marcus L. Ward (afterward Governor of New Jersey) in Springfield, Ill., May 20, 1860 after Mr. Lincoln's first nomination.
Medium
32 x 25.2 cm
Call Number/Physical Location
Portfolio 4, no. 76
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.scsm1096
Online Format
image

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Church, William. [Lincoln portrait possibly based on Meserve 22]. Illinois Sangamon Springfield United States, . N. D. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/scsm001096/. (Accessed March 26, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Church, W. [Lincoln portrait possibly based on Meserve 22]. Illinois Sangamon Springfield United States, . N. D. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/scsm001096/.

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Church, William. [Lincoln portrait possibly based on Meserve 22]. N. D. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/scsm001096/>.