Abraham Lincoln

ID: 2002-32257

Creator: Hesler, Alex

Form/Genre: Glass plate negative

Date: 1860

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95 Box 16 Folder 20

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Summary

Abraham Lincoln from original negative made shortly after the presidential election in November, 1860, by Alex Hesler of Chicago, at Lincoln's home in Springfield, Illinois. One of two negatives acquired in 1936 by the Smithsonian Institution. At this time Lincoln did not have his beard.

Subject

  • Lincoln, Abraham 1809-1865
  • United States President

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95 Box 16 Folder 20

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1860

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

Portraits

Form/Genre

  • Glass plate negative
  • Portraits

ID Number

2002-32257

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 8 x 10; Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Glass plate negative

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