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Priest, R. R. Lincoln and Family

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05136.14 Author/Creator: Priest, R. R. Place Written: Highstown, New Jersey Type: Photograph Date: no date Pagination: 1 carte de visite ; 11.2 x 7.2 cm.

Summary of Content: White mount. Image of Lincoln and son Tad looking at Brady album, with Mary Lincoln, Robert Lincoln, and portrait of Willie Lincoln added. Photo of engraving. [O-93 variant].

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

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: PhotographyArt, Music, Theater, and FilmPresidentGovernment and CivicsCivil WarFirst LadyWomen's HistoryChildren and Family

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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