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A. Lincoln President Elect 1860

Creator:
unknown
Location:
unknown place made
Origin Date:
1860
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 13.875 cm x 10.875 cm
Item ID:
71.2009.081.1591
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Fine Art

Description

This engraving features a head and shoulders portrait of a beardless Abraham Lincoln done from a photograph taken of him on February 28, 1857, in Chicago, Illinois. Lincoln is posed turned toward the viewer's right wearing a black coat and vest with a white collared shirt and black bow tie. A facsimile of Lincoln's signature is written below the image, with "President Elect 1860" below that. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum