[Abraham Lincoln, U.S. President. Seated portrait, holding glasses and newspaper, Aug. 9, 1863] (LOC)

Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882, photographer.

 

[Abraham Lincoln, U.S. President. Seated portrait, holding glasses and newspaper, Aug. 9, 1863]

 

[Washington, D.C., 1863, printed later]

 

1 photographic print : albumen, on carte de visite mount ; 10 x 6 cm.

 

Notes:

"Lincoln poses in Gardner's new gallery on Sunday, August 9, 1863. ... Lincoln had promised to be Gardner's first sitter and chose Sunday for his visit to avoid 'curiosty-seekers and other seekers' while on his way to the gallery." (Source: Ostendorf, p. 130)

 

Published in: Lincoln's photographs: a complete album / by Lloyd Ostendorf. Dayton, OH: Rockywood Press, 1998, p. 133.

 

Title devised by Library staff.

 

Subjects:

Lincoln, Abraham--1809-1865.

 

Format: Portrait photographs--1860-1870.

Cartes de visite--1860-1870.

Albumen prints--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.19206

 

Call Number: Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 1972:018 [item]

 

 

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Taken sometime in 1863