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Taken by Matthew Brady (who was almost legally blind), this may be the only candid shot of Abraham Lincoln. 1861.

Taken by Matthew Brady (who was almost legally blind), this may be the only candid shot of Abraham Lincoln. 1861.

Lincoln and Andrew Johnson from Lincoln’s Second Inauguration.

Retro Campaigns

Memorable moments and characters from America's sometimes exasperating, sometimes hilarious - but never boring - political history.

Great story---On Sunday, August 9, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln, along with his secretary John Hay, visited photographer Alexander Gardner’s new Washington, D.C. studio at 7th and D Street. It was there that Lincoln, who according to Hay was in good spirits, sat for Gardner for the fourth time, producing a number of new likenesses. Nine days after his sitting, Mr. Gardner received a letter signed by the president. (Follow link to read letter.)

Peer Into The Past

On Sunday, August 9, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln, along with his secretary John Hay, visited photographer Alexander Gardner’s new Washington, D.C. studio at 7th and D Street, above Shephard and...

President-elect Abraham Lincoln, February 24, 1861 by Alexander Gardner at the Matthew Brady Studio. Popular photographer, Gardner was outstanding in his composition and subject matter. However, one will find that technically the consistency on his photo prints vary greatly - with major foxing and fading on many. This example "from Lincoln's "inkwell portrait series" shows great contrast and has fortunately lasted the test of time.

[President-elect Abraham Lincoln]

Title: [President-elect Abraham Lincoln] Creator: Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882 Date: February 24, 1861 Part Of: Alexander Gardner cartes de visite and portraits Place: Washington D.C. Physical Description: 1 photographic print: albumen: 26 x 21 cm. File: ag2005_0004_06r_lincolnseated_opt.jpg Rights: Please cite DeGolyer Library, Southern Methodist University when using this file. A high-resolution version of this file may be obtained for a fee. For details see the…

First known portrait of young, beardless Abraham Lincoln taken by Nicholas H. Shepard (c. 1846) shortly after the time of his marriage to Mary Todd (Lincoln).

Beardless Abraham Lincoln

This web page includes an unusual photograph of Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865, and a nice collection of historic photos.

The last photograph of President Lincoln while alive, taken in 1865 by Alexander Gardner. - From Twitter

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The last photograph of President Lincoln while alive, taken in 1865 by Alexander Gardner. - From Twitter

Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States, taken by Mathew Brady in 1861 at the beginning of his first presidential term, and the...

Amazing full-color Civil War photos bring the era's characters to life

Two colorists have combined their skills with photographs and fascination for the American Civil War to create a remarkable series of color photographs from the era.

pretty positive I've already pinned this. but it deserves a re-repin. this blows my mind for some reason. love that Abe.

Lincoln 27

Abraham Lincoln Historic Photograph 27 - Abraham Lincoln Art Gallery - Alexander Gardner; Wet Glass Collodion; October 3, 1862; Antietam; With Gen McClellan; M-43, O-66, LC-B8171-7948

ca. 1860, [The first portrait taken of Abraham Lincoln after he had received the nomination for president at the Republican National Convention in Chicago] Abrahan Lincoln was one of the most strategic political nominees. He recognized the importance and benefit of the photograph as well as the newspapers in securing his public image and nomination.

Historical Indulgences

"Until the handkerchief of history covers us with its Times New Roman black and white post...

Wow! This colorized photo of Abraham Lincoln is mesmerizing!

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One of the last photos taken of Abraham Lincoln

彼らは確かに生きていた。ひとつの時代を築いた有名人たちの最期の写真 : カラパイア

彼らは確実に存在し、ひとつの時代の象徴であった。悪名高きあの人物も、惜しまれてこの世を去ったあの人物も、誰にも平等に訪れる死に呑みこまれていった。これらの写真は、様々な意味で有名となった各界の人々が写し出された生前最期の写真である。

Mort Kunstler Civil War Pres Abraham Lincoln "Gettysburg Address"

Mort Kunstler Civil War Pres. Abraham Lincoln "Gettysburg Address" chrome PC

Mort Kunstler Civil War Pres Abraham Lincoln "Gettysburg Address"