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Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln
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Artist
William H. Pratt, 1858 - 1888?
Copy after
Anthony Berger, active 1860s
Sitter
Abraham Lincoln, 12 Feb 1809 - 15 Apr 1865
Date
1865
Type
Print
Medium
Lithograph on paper
Dimensions
Image: 31.3 x 22.9cm (12 5/16 x 9")
Sheet: 38.1 × 30.5cm (15 × 12")
Mat: 71.1 x 55.9cm (28 x 22")
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number
NPG.84.203
Exhibition Label
Yankee printmakers capitalized on the positive reception given the Emancipation Proclamation by issuing scores of commemorative prints. In this lithograph, Abraham Lincoln’s portrait is formed from the text of the proclamation.
Los grabadores yanquis aprovecharon la acogida que tuvo la Proclamación de Emancipación para imprimir cantidad de grabados conmemorativos. En esta litografía, la imagen de Abraham Lincoln está formada por el texto de la proclama.
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
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Usage
Not determined