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Brady, Mathew [Abraham Lincoln, carte de visite, three-quarter length standing view]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05136.01 Author/Creator: Brady, Mathew Place Written: New York Type: Photographs Date: 27 February 1860 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Three-quarter length, standing view. [O-17].

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

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Keywords/Subjects: Photography, President, Civil War, Government and Civics, Election

Sub Era: Age of Jackson