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Unknown [Abraham Lincoln, cabinet card, standing full length view]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05136.32 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Photograph Date: no date Pagination: 1 cabinet card ; 15.3 x 9.6 cm.

Summary of Content: White mount. Standing, full length view of Lincoln with hands clasped in front. Photo from engraving.

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

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: PhotographyPresidentGovernment and CivicsCivil War

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