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Abraham Lincoln, James Earle Fraser

Abraham Lincoln, James Earle Fraser

*ABRAHAM LINCOLN ~ This artwork of President Abraham Lincoln, his wife, and two sons, Robert and Tad, was found in a family album belonging to Mrs. James Gaines of Philadelphia. Because it shows the entire Lincoln family, it is considered quite rare. Its owner is a descendant of William Wallace, who was married to one of Mary Todd's sisters

*ABRAHAM LINCOLN ~ This artwork of President Abraham Lincoln, his wife, and two sons, Robert and Tad, was found in a family album belonging to Mrs. James Gaines of Philadelphia. Because it shows the entire Lincoln family, it is considered quite rare. Its owner is a descendant of William Wallace, who was married to one of Mary Todd's sisters

Civil War History Comes to Startling Life with Realistically Colorized Historical Photos: Abraham Lincoln

Civil War History Comes to Startling Life with Realistically Colorized Historical Photos: Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln quote. Truth is Generally the Best Vindication Against Slander

Abraham Lincoln quote. Truth is Generally the Best Vindication Against Slander

Clint Eastwood is No Abraham Lincoln

Clint Eastwood is No Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - Denmark-based creative Mads Madsen, aka Zuzah, masterfully colorizes old black and white photos of well-known men and women throughout history.

Abraham Lincoln - Denmark-based creative Mads Madsen, aka Zuzah, masterfully colorizes old black and white photos of well-known men and women throughout history.

A. Lincoln showing Sojourner Truth the Bible presented by colored people of Baltimore, Executive Mansion, Washington, D.C., Oct. 29, 1864

A. Lincoln showing Sojourner Truth the Bible presented by colored people of Baltimore, Executive Mansion, Washington, D.C., Oct. 29, 1864

Interesting fact: Lincoln was shot at, in 1863, Lincoln rode alone  to the Soldiers’ Home. A shot rang out and a bareheaded Lincoln came back to the compound clinging to his steed. Lincoln explained that a gunshot had gone off at the foot of the hill, sending the horse galloping so fast it knocked his hat off. Two soldiers retrieved Lincoln’s hat, which had a bullet hole right through it. The president asked the guards to keep the incident under wraps: He didn’t want to worry his wife Mary

Interesting fact: Lincoln was shot at, in 1863, Lincoln rode alone to the Soldiers’ Home. A shot rang out and a bareheaded Lincoln came back to the compound clinging to his steed. Lincoln explained that a gunshot had gone off at the foot of the hill, sending the horse galloping so fast it knocked his hat off. Two soldiers retrieved Lincoln’s hat, which had a bullet hole right through it. The president asked the guards to keep the incident under wraps: He didn’t want to worry his wife Mary

Abe- penny portrait by Ken Corbett

Abe- penny portrait by Ken Corbett

This is a print of a wood engraved portrait of Abraham Lincoln by engraver Gustav Kruell (1843 – 1907). The print is signed and copyrighted 1891. The portrait is based on a photograph of Lincoln taken by Samuel M. Fassett in 1859 in Chicago. Mrs. Lincoln considered it the best likeness of her husband that she had ever seen. It presents Lincoln as he appeared just before his nomination for the Presidency. The original negative was destroyed in the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 (Miller, p. 29).

This is a print of a wood engraved portrait of Abraham Lincoln by engraver Gustav Kruell (1843 – 1907). The print is signed and copyrighted 1891. The portrait is based on a photograph of Lincoln taken by Samuel M. Fassett in 1859 in Chicago. Mrs. Lincoln considered it the best likeness of her husband that she had ever seen. It presents Lincoln as he appeared just before his nomination for the Presidency. The original negative was destroyed in the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 (Miller, p. 29).

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