Skip to main content

The National Portrait Gallery will be open Wednesdays through Sundays 11:30 a.m.–7 p.m. beginning Sept. 18 at Eighth and G streets N.W. Refer to Visit for the latest visitor safety guidelines, including a new requirement for free timed-entry passes for all ages.

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln
Usage Conditions Apply
Artist
Salathiel Ellis, c. 1803 - 1879
Joseph Willson (or Wilson), 1825 - 8 Sep 1857
Sitter
Abraham Lincoln, 12 Feb 1809 - 15 Apr 1865
Date
1862-1863; medal is inscribed 1862
Type
Medal
Medium
Silver
Dimensions
Diameter: 7.6cm (3")
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Betty A. and Lloyd G. Schermer
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Object number
NPG.99.119
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery