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[Abraham Lincoln Portrait]

By Alexander Gardner


Abraham Lincoln sits in a chair with his left hand resting on the table next to him. His hat can be seen on the table.Published from a photographic negative in Brady's National Portrait Gallery. "Exhausted by a train journey during which he had traveled nearly two thousand miles and visited seven states, Lincoln went to Brady's Washington studio, probably on a Sunday...and sat, absorbed in problems, while Gardner took five poses.

Topics: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Portraits
Publisher: Indiana Historical Society
Year: 1861
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