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Abraham Lincoln.


  • PUBLISHER: Published by J. C. Buttre, No. 48 Franklin St., N.Y.

  • MEDIUM: Engraving,

    DATE: undated. 1859-.c.1864

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 25 1/2 x 18 3/4" (65 x 47.7 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: This handsome portrait of Lincoln began life in 1859 as a portrait of John C. Fremont, the first Republican presidential candidate. The publisher than altered the plate, burnishing out Fremont's head, changing it to a beardless Abraham Lincoln. He again altered it (c.1864) by adding his well-known beard.


  • CONDITION: Good condition. Black & white.


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