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Photograph of Abraham Lincoln in 1864
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The Image
Photographer:  Berger
Sitting date: 1864-02-09
Location: Washington, DC
Technique: Photograph
Hamilton '63 Pages 176, 177, 243a, 272d, 273d, 385c
Book Notes
Mellon '79 [p 163]
Contemporary albumen print made for Secretary of State Seward from the original negative made by Anthony [[Berger]] at Mathew [[Brady]]'s gallery, in [[Washington]], DC, February 9, 1864.
[[Photograph]] by Anthony [[Berger]] at [[Brady]]'s [[Washington]] gallery, Tuesday, February 9, 1864.
Collections cited in Books
Mellon '79 [p 162]
Mellon Collection.

1 photographic print: gelatin silver. digital file from original retouched print.

6117 x 7240
983 x 1536
Viewed digitally, this is the sharpest of the images on this page. It may also be the sharpest Lincoln image in existence.

1 negative: glass, wet collodion ; 8 x 7 3/4 in. Glass broken. Gift, Louis Rabinowitz, 1952.

7939 x 8339

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