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[Abraham Lincoln, candidate for U.S. president, half-length portrait, looking left, May 20,1860]

[Abraham Lincoln, candidate for U.S. president, half-length portrait, looking left, May 20,1860]

 
 
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Photo shows presidential candidate Abraham Lincoln in Springfield, Illinois, two days after he won his party's nomination. (Source: Ostendorf, p. 42.)
The Library's print is a copy of an ambrotype. As a result, the Library's print is reversed from the ambrotype.
Title devised by Library staff
Previously attributed to William Church.
Ostendorf, no. 20
Meserve, no. 22
Published in: Lincoln's photographs: a complete album / by Lloyd Ostendorf. Dayton, OH: Rockywood Press, 1998, p. 42.

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01/01/1860
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Marsh, William, photographer
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