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Bishops of the A.M.E. Church by Library Company of Philadelphia

Commemorative print commissioned by the African Methodist Episcopal Church, in commemoration of the nation’s centennial and the church’s 160th anniversary. Contains a central portrait of First Bishop Richard Allen surrounded by portaits of ten church bishops and six titled vignettes depicting important events, sites, and symbols in the history of the church. Bishops portrayed are: Morris Brown; William Paul Quinn; Daniel A. Payne; Jabez A. Campbell; Thomas M.D. Ward; John M. Brown; James A. Shorter; Alexander W. Wayman; Willis Nazrey; and Edward Waters. P.9508

Engraving, c. 1876

Link to record on ImPAC, the Library Company’s digital collections catalog: lcpdams.librarycompany.org:8881/R/-?func=dbin-jump-full&a…

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[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.

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.

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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