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President Abraham Lincoln engraving

Creator:
Andersen-Lamb Photogravure Company
Location:
New York, Brooklyn
Origin Date:
1910-1930
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 12 7/8 in x 9 15/16 in
Item ID:
71.2009.081.2795
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Fine Art

Description

This steel engraving was done from a photograph taken of President Abraham Lincoln in November of 1863 in Washington, D. C. President Lincoln is seated in a chair in the center with one of his private secretaries, John Nicolay, seated to his right and the other private secretary, John Hay standing at his left. The president and Mr. Hay are facing toward the viewer's left while Mr. Nicolay is looking to the viewer's right. President Lincoln is wearing a black frock coat, waistcoat, and bow tie with his watch fob partially visible. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum