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Photograph of Abraham Lincoln in 1861
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The Image
Photographer:  German/q
Sitting date: 1861-02-09
Location: Springfield, IL
Technique: Photograph
Hamilton '63 Pages 71a, 104c, 373b
Book Notes
Mellon '79 [p 84]
Rare contemporary albumen print from a lost negative, possibly the original made by Christopher S. [[German]], in [[Springfield]], Illinois, February 9, 1861.
[[Photograph]] by Christopher S. [[German]], [[Springfield]], Saturday, February 9, 1861.
"This interesting profile reveals more of the back of Lincoln's head than any other portrait."
Collections cited in Books
Mellon '79 [p 85]
Ostendorf Collection

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