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Abraham Lincoln

19th century
253 x 180 mm (10 x 7.1 in.)

Frederick Stuart, American, (1837–1913)
After Alexander Hesler, American, (1823–1895)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching and roulette printed in brown ink on wove paper mounted on heavyweight wove paper
State: First of two states
Print impression quality: Very good with plate tone
Edition: 75 before letters, 75 with letter “S” published by J.O. Wright & Co., New York
Marks: Signed in pencil, lower right: “Frederick T. Stuart”; inscribed in other hand on mount, lower left: “#57 of 75 Artist’s Proofs”; signed “J.O. Wright & Co.”
Bibliography: H. Holzer et al., “The Lincoln Image…,” Journal of the American Historical Print Collectors Society (Spring 1984), pp. 8–9; see DAC object file for four accompanying letters on the background of the print.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Gardiner, 1940
Accession Number: 1940.1.2.2

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This object has the following keywords:
  • government
  • Lincoln (Abraham) - LC n 79006779: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
  • male portraits
  • politicians
  • portraits - Representations of real individuals that are intended to capture a known or supposed likeness; for representations of fictional or mythological characters, use "figures (representations)." [March 1993 lead-in term added. April 1991 descriptor m

  • plate Dimensions: 253 x 180 mm (10 x 7.1 in.)

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