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Photograph of Abraham Lincoln in 1860
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The Image
Photographer:  Hesler
Sitting date: 1860-06-03
Location: Springfield, IL
Technique: Photograph
Hamilton '63 Pages 47, 366c
National Archives 200-FBM-3C-2
Book Notes
: Broken glass original collodion negatives made by Alexander [[Hesler]], in Springfield, Illinois, June 3, 1860. Reproduced from gelatin silver prints.
Mellon '79 [p 76]
: [Also describing [[a60fc1]]] Reproduced from gelatin silver prints of two positives printed on glass, about 1900, from the original negatives made by Alexander [[Hesler]], in [[Springfield]], Illinois, June 3, 1860.
Duplicate negatives were made in 1881. The original negatives were cracked in the mail in 1933. "The Post Office paid the claim and presented the broken negatives to the Smithsonian Institution."
Photograph by Alexander [[Hesler]], Springfield, Sunday, June 3, 1860
Collections cited in Books
Mellon '79 [p 79]
Mellon Collection.

b&w film copy negative.

1181 x 1536
Gives clear impression of mass in lateral aspect of right upper eyelid.

b&w film copy negative. 1 photographic print.

3252 x 4096

18 x 25.5 cm. Part of The [[Alfred Withal Stern]] Collection of Lincolniana. Uncropped version shows enclosure.

2139 x 2612 (when cropped as shown)

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