[Abraham Lincoln, candidate for U.S. president. Head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right, June 3, 1860] (LOC)
Hesler, Alexander, 1823-1895, photographer.
[Abraham Lincoln, candidate for U.S. president. Head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right, June 3, 1860]
[Springfield, Ill., 1860]
1 photographic print ; oval 6 x 5 in.
"Not long after Lincoln's nomination [for president], a Chicago reporter visited his home and noticed a framed photograph over the sofa. Likely it was one of the Hesler poses ... Observed the nominee: 'That picture gives a very fair representation of my homely face.'" (Source: Ostendorf, p. 48)
Published in: Lincoln's photographs: a complete album / by Lloyd Ostendorf. Dayton, OH: Rockywood Press, 1998, p. 48.
Title devised by Library staff.
Gift; Louis M. Rabinowitz; 1952 March 27.
Format: Portrait photographs--1860.
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.19200
Call Number: LOT 5908 [item]