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Maker(s):Buttre, John Chester
Culture:American (1821-1893)
Title:Abraham Lincoln
Date Made:1860
Type:Print
Materials:engraving on heavy paper, second state
Measurements:Sheet: 29 3/8 in x 22 in; 74.6 cm x 55.9 cm; Image: 25 3/4 in x 18 13/16 in; 65.4 cm x 47.8 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1947.139
Credit Line:Gift of Mr. Grosvenor Hyde Backus, Class of 1894
1947-139.jpg

Description:
Full length standing portrait of beardless Lincoln without a beard; stands with left hand on hip and right hand resting on table with books, an oil lamp and a document on constitutional freedom. The room is in the classical style with a large column and drapery. A very ornate chair in rococo style is behind the President who is standing on a Persian carpet.

Tags:
portraits; historical figures; interiors; furniture; documentation

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