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.
"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.
Format: Portrait photographs--1860-1870.
Cartes de visite--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]