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Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) Photograph by Alexander Hesler (1823-1895) Taken in Springfield, 3 June 1860.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
56
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) Photograph by Alexander Hesler (1823-1895) Taken in Springfield, 3 June 1860.
Photograph mounted on board, taken after Lincoln had won the Republican nomination, some corruption to the surface in the upper left margin, chip to left margin, scratch in background at upper right; other small chips, with the period frame, originally mounted with a pine back, with resulting toning to the image itself, and darkening to the mounting board, the frame without glass, 9 x 7 1/4 in. Ostendorf O-26.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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Lincoln, Alexander Hesler, Ostendorf

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