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[Abraham Lincoln, U.S. President. Seated portrait, facing right] (LOC)

Berger, Anthony, b. 1832, photographer.

 

[Abraham Lincoln, U.S. President. Seated portrait, facing right]

 

[Washington, D.C. : 1864 Feb. 9]

 

1 negative : glass, wet collodion ; 8 x 7 3/4 in.

 

Notes:

An image from this sitting was the basis for the engraved portrait on the five dollar bill.

 

Published in Lincoln's photographs: a complete album / by Lloyd Ostendorf. Dayton, OH: Rockywood Press, 1998, p. 176.

 

Title devised by Library staff.

Gift, Louis Rabinowitz, 1952.

Forms part of Civil War glass negative collection (Library of Congress).

 

Subjects:

Lincoln, Abraham,--1809-1865.

United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.

 

Format: Portrait photographs--1860-1870.

Glass negatives--1860-1870.

 

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

 

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

 

Persistent URL: hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.19470

 

Call Number: LC-B8175- 3-X

  

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Taken sometime in 1864