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Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln
Artist
Alexander Gardner, 17 Oct 1821 - 10 Dec 1882
Studio
Mathew Brady Studio, active 1844 - 1894
Sitter
Abraham Lincoln, 12 Feb 1809 - 15 Apr 1865
Date
February 24, 1861
Type
Photographic Negative
Medium
Glass plate collodion negative
Dimensions
Plate: 8.9 × 5.8 × 0.3 cm (3 1/2 × 2 5/16 × 1/8")
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Frederick Hill Meserve Collection
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Object number
NPG.81.M7
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
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Place
United States\District of Columbia\Washington