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Illinois State Journal + Lincoln collateral (engravings, photos, etc.)

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08879.02 Author/Creator: Place Written: [various places] Type: Header Record Date: 1858/09/29 Pagination: 12 items

Summary of Content: Includes oval print (mezzotint?) of Lincoln published by J.W. Whatley, London; two oval lithographs of Lincoln from Bufford's Print Publishing House, Boston; a keepsake of the Lincoln Memorial compliments of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (n.d.); a colored oval lithograph of Lincoln published by F.P. Whiting, New York (n.d.); a colored engraving of Lincoln published by Ensign, Bridgman & Fanning (n.d.); a reprint of an early Lincoln photograph (n.d.); a colored lithograph of Lincoln published by George Whiting (n.d.); Currier and Ives print depicting Lincoln's assassination (1865); photograph of Avard Fairbanks' sculpture of Lincoln, with inscription from the sculptor to Ray Hays (10 October 1941); a print depicting the assassination of Lincoln by an unknown publisher (1865?); partial issue of the _Illinois State Journal_ (29 September 1858).

People: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: PresidentWashington, D.C.MonumentRailroadArt, Music, Theater, and FilmPhotographyLincoln AssassinationAssassinationsDeath

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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