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Collection Reference Number GLC02910
From Archive Folder Civil War Photographs 
Title Brady cabinet card and carte de visites of Lincoln
Date February 1861, February 1864
Author Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Document Type Photograph
Content Description The carte de visite (#1 10 x 6.2 cm.) is by Gardner 2/24/1861, republished by Gardner (imprint on verso), O-49 (M-71). It is the same image as GLC#919.01. The cabinet card (#2 16.3 x 10.6 cm) has Brady imprint front and back, and is a variant of O-92 without the table and with L's lower hand cut-off (see Ostendorf p. 176). The negative was taken by Anthony Berger 2/9/1864 and is the basis for Lincoln on $5 bill.
Subjects Civil War  President  Coins and Currency  
Place written Washington
Theme The American Civil War; The Presidency
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945