1. Creator/Author:
  2. Thomas Johnson (4)

Lincoln in profile

Creator:
Thomas Johnson, Charles Barmore
Location:
New York, New York
Origin Date:
1892
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 43.5 cm x 35.5 cm
Item ID:
71.2009.081.0349
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Fine Art

Description

This etching features the left profile of President Abraham Lincoln done from a photograph taken of him on November 8, 1863, in Washington, D. C. President Lincoln is shown wearing a black coat, white shirt and black bow tie. He is facing to the viewer's left in the head and shoulders portrait. The name "T. Johnson" is printed just below the left shoulder Under the image is a facsimile Lincoln signature. Centered immediately beneath the image the text reads "Published by Charles Barmore New York" In the lower right corner of the margin is the copyright statement "Copyright 1892 by Thomas Johnson" and the artist's signature "T Johnson" in pencil. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum