1. Creator/Author:
  2. L. Prang & Co. (32)

Abraham Lincoln

Creator:
L. Prang & Co.
Location:
Boston, Massachusetts
Origin Date:
1865
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 19 in x 16 in
Item ID:
71.2009.081.0962
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Fine Art

Description

This lithograph features a head and shoulders portrait of President Abraham Lincoln done after an original painting from life by Matthew Wilson in 1865. President Lincoln is shown turned toward the viewer's left but looking at the viewer. He is wearing a dark coat, vest, and bow tie. The title is printed in the lower margin. Below the title is the note: "Copied by permission from the original picture by Matthew Wilson--now in possession of Hon. Gideon Welles, Sec.y of the Navy." For more information on this print, see "Lincoln Lore" number 1700, October, 1979, page 2. See ID number 71.2009.081.0001 for the original Wilson painting from which this lithograph was done. See ID numbers 71.2009.081.0963 and 71.2009.081.0466 for duplicate prints by Prang. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum