Exhibitions/ Art Object

Portrait of Abraham Lincoln

Artist:
Unknown (American)
Date:
ca. 1860
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 5 9/16 × 4 5/16 in. (14.2 × 11 cm)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Museum Purchase, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.1301
Not on view
Inscription: [No inscriptions or annotations visible]
[...]; [Rinhart Galleries, Inc., Colebrook, CT]; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York, September 30, 1981

From Mellon book:" Contemporary albumen print believed to be the only surviving likeness printed from the lost original negative made by an unknown photographer, probably in Springfield or Chicago, during the spring or summer of 1860." (Courtesy of Josephine Ross)

Lee Marks: See Lorant, #33, at the end of book
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