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Photograph of Abraham Lincoln in 1865
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The Image
Photographer:  Gurney
Sitting date: 1865-04-24
Location: New York City
Technique: Photograph
Hamilton '63 Pages 235, 392c
Book Notes
Mellon '79 [p 188]
Contemporary [[albumen print]] from one frame of the lost original multiple-image stereographic negative, made by Jeremiah [[Gurney]] Jr., on April 24, 1865, and destroyed shortly thereafter.
Collections cited in Books
Mellon '79 [p 189]
Illinois State Historical Society

Per Hamilton '63 [p 392] / Ostendorf '98 [p 414] Gurney took two photographs of Lincoln's body. The other has not been seen, presumably destroyed by Secretary of War Edwin Stanton.

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