[Abraham Lincoln, U.S. President, looking at a photo album with his son, Tad Lincoln, Feb. 9, 1864] (LOC) by The Library of Congress

Berger, Anthony, b. 1832, photographer.

[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.

Notes:
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.

Related names:
Brady National Photographic Art Gallery (Washington, D.C.), photographer.

Subjects:
Lincoln, Abraham–1809-1865–Family.
Lincoln, Thomas–1853-1871–Family.
Photograph albums–1860-1870.

Format: Portrait photographs–1860-1870.
Group portraits–1860-1870.
Albumen prints–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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