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Abraham Lincoln

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Abraham Lincoln

ca. 1860
19th century
249 x 164 mm (9.8 x 6.5 in.)

John Chester Buttre, American, (1821–1893)
After Mathew B. Brady, American, (1823–1896)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving on wove paper
Print impression quality: Very good
Edition: Published by J.C. Buttre, 48 Franklin St., New York
Marks: Inscribed in plate below image, center left: “A. Lincoln”; inscribed in plate below image, lower left: “Photograph by M.B. Brady”; inscribed in plate below image, lower right: “Engd by J.C. Buttre, N.Y.”
Bibliography: H. Holzer, B. Boritt, and M. Neely, “The Lincoln Image…,” Journal of the American Historical Print Collectors Society (Spring 1984), p. 9; in DAC files, a Gardiner letter accompanying Lincoln portrait etchings (DAC 1940.1.2.1, 1940.1.2.2) by F. Stuart mentions this print.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Gardiner, 1940
Accession Number: 1940.1.1

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  • plate Dimensions: 249 x 164 mm (9.8 x 6.5 in.)

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