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Abraham Lincoln

George Edwin Bissell1920

The Abraham Lincoln Foundation of The Union League of Philadelphia

The Abraham Lincoln Foundation of The Union League of Philadelphia

Bust of Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), 16th President of the United States until his assassination on April 14, 1865, by John Wilkes Booth. President Lincoln is shown with a beard, derived from sculptor George Edwin Bissell’s ”Lincoln Monument” erected in the Old Calton Hill Burial Ground in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1893.

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  • Title: Abraham Lincoln
  • Creator: George Edwin Bissell
  • Date Created: 1920
  • Physical Dimensions: Height- 20.5 inches, Width- 14 inches, Depth- 10.5 inches
  • Type: Sculpture
  • Rights: The Abraham Lincoln Foundation of the Union League of Philadelphia. For questions regarding usage please contact archives@unionleague.org.
  • Medium: Bronze

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