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Photograph of Abraham Lincoln in 1859
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The Image
Photographer:  Fassett
Sitting date: 1859-10-04
Location: Chicago, IL
Technique: Photograph
Book Notes
Mellon '79 [p 46]
Rare contemporary [[salt print]], probably from the lost original negative made by Samuel M. [[Fassett]], in Chicago, October 4, 1859.
[[Photograph]] by Samuel M. [[Fassett]], [[Chicago]], Tuesday, October 4, 1859. There are also copies in the [[Lincoln National Life Foundation]] and the [[Chicago Historical Society]].
Collections cited in Books
Mellon '79 [p 47]
National Portrait Gallery.
This is more retouched in appearance than Mellon's print. obs2|Pupils|so perfect they must have been retouched.

b&w film copy neg. LOC digital ID: 3a13881 cph.

4775 x 5958

b&w film copy neg.

4080 x 5246

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