The Physical Lincoln: A60fc2

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Version 1: Digital Print of Hardcopy
a60fc2-v1.jpg
a60fc2-v1.jpg
Print Key: Library of Congress LC-USZ62-6958-3a52051u
Print URL: unavailable offsite.
MaxPixels: 1181 x 1536
Comments: b&w film copy negative.
Observations:
Version 2: Digital Print of Hardcopy
a60fc2-v2.gif
a60fc2-v2.gif
Print Key: Library of Congress LC-USZ62-132135-3c32135u
Print URL: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c32135
MaxPixels: 3252 x 4096 (copy here is from LOC public web site.)
Comments: b&w film copy negative. 1 photographic print.
Observations: Gives clear impression of mass in lateral aspect of right upper eyelid.
Version 3: Digital Print of Hardcopy
a60fc2-v3.jpg
a60fc2-v3.jpg
Print Key: Library of Congress lprbscsm scsm0985
Print URL: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/lprbscsm.scsm0985
MaxPixels: 2139 x 2612 (when cropped as shown)
Comments: 18 x 25.5 cm. Part of The Alfred Withal Stern Collection of Lincolniana. Uncropped version shows enclosure.
Observations:
Print: National Archives 200-FBM-3C-2
Comments: Negative in 8x10 copy neg. box.
Print: Mellon p11
Caption: (p9): Broken glass original collodion negatives made by Alexander Hesler, in Springfield, Illinois, June 3, 1860. Reproduced from gelatin silver prints.
Collection: Smithsonian Institution.
Observations:
Print: Mellon p79
Caption: (p76): [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.
Collection: Mellon Collection.
Observations:


<= a60fc1   a60fc3 =>
A60fc2
Photographer Hesler
Location Springfield, IL
Sitting sitdate:=1860-06-03
Technique Photograph
Meserve # Meserve Number:=25
Ostendorf # Ostendorf Number:=27
Ostendorf pg Ostendorf Page:=47
Mellon pg Mellon Page:=11, Mellon Page:=79
Kunhardt pg Kunhardt Page:=11
Synonym none
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<= a60fc1 a60fc3 =>
 
Ostendorf3 (p49)
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."
Hamilton
Photograph by Alexander Hesler, Springfield, Sunday, June 3, 1860
Kunhardt (p9)
Of this and a60fc1, Lincoln said: "That looks better and expresses me better than any I have ever seen; if it pleases the people I am satisfied."
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