[Abraham Lincoln, U.S. President, looking at a photo album with his son, Tad Lincoln, Feb. 9, 1864]
[Washington, D.C. : Brady National Photographic Art Gallery , 1864]
1 photographic print : albumen ; 8 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.
President Lincoln visited the Brady Gallery in Washington, D.C., with his son Tad, on Tuesday, February 9, 1864. "One of the most popular Lincoln portraits, this is the only close-up of him wearing spectacles. It was issued in huge quantities in many variations, with and without Brady’s permission." (Source: Ostendorf, p. 182)
Published in: Lincoln’s photographs: a complete album / by Lloyd Ostendorf. Dayton, OH: Rockywood Press, 1998, p. 182-3.
Title devised by Library staff.
Forms part of: Arthur Wallace Dunn Papers.
Brady National Photographic Art Gallery (Washington, D.C.), photographer.
Format: Portrait photographs–1860-1870.
Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.
Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, http://1.usa.gov/1D9d3AE
Persistent URL: http://1.usa.gov/1mEHih5
Call Number: LOT 12255 [item]
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