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[Abraham Lincoln, half-length, seated, facing front, with hand on arm of chair]
1 photographic print : gelatin silver ; 3.25 x 2 in.
  • Copy or later print of carte de visite-size photo by Alexander Gardner taken at Gardner's Gallery in Washington, DC, on Sunday, February 5, 1865. This last photo session from life was long thought to have happened on April 10, 1865, but more recent research has indicated the earlier date in February.
  • Ostendorf, no. 115 (variant)
  • Meserve, no. 99
  • Published in: Lincoln's photographs: a complete album / by Lloyd Ostendorf. Dayton, OH: Rockywood Press, 1998, p. 222-3.
  • Published in: The Photographs of Abraham Lincoln / Frederick Hill Meserve and Carl Sandburg. New York : Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1944, pl. 99.
  • Miscellaneous Items in High Demand
  • Lincoln, Abraham,--1809-1865.
  • Gelatin silver prints--1900.
  • Portrait photographs--1860-1870.
Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882, photographer
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Photo provided courtesy of the United States Library of Congress.