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

Abraham Lincoln

Creator:
L. Prang & Co.
Location:
Massachusetts, Boston
Origin Date:
1865
Materials:
paper, print
Measurements:
overall: 28 3/4 in x 24 1/4 in
Item ID:
71.2009.081.0466
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Fine Art

Description

This lithograph is a head and shoulders portrait featuring President Abraham Lincoln done from an original painting from life by artist Matthew Wilson in 1865. President Lincoln is turned toward the viewer's left but is facing the viewer. He is shown wearing a dark coat, vest, and bow tie and a white shirt. 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, Secy. 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 painting by Matthew Wilson. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum