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Unknown [Abraham Lincoln, carte de visite, bust view]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05136.04 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Photograph Date: no date Pagination: 1 carte de visite ; 11.3 x 7.3 cm.

Summary of Content: Black mount. "15 cts." Penciled on verso. Bust view. [O-55].

People: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Brady, Mathew B., 1823-1896

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: PhotographyPresidentCivil WarGovernment and Civics

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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