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Engraving Showing a Portrait of Abraham Lincoln, 1864

Brady, Mathew B., approximately 1823-1896, Buttre, John Chester, 1821-1893, and Momberger, William, b. 18291864

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After President Lincoln's assassination, prints were produced to pay tribute to Lincoln's memory and to help the public mourn. In this print, produced in 1864 and re-released after Lincoln's assassination in 1865, a Mathew Brady photograph of the martyred President is surrounded by imagery relating to patriotism, freed slaves, rebellion, peace, and Lincoln's great achievement of keeping the Union intact.

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  • Title: Engraving Showing a Portrait of Abraham Lincoln, 1864
  • Creator: Brady, Mathew B., approximately 1823-1896, Buttre, John Chester, 1821-1893, Momberger, William, b. 1829
  • Date Created: 1864
  • Location: United States, New York, New York
  • Subject Keywords: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865, Civil wars, Slavery, Soldiers, United States presidents, American Civil War, 1861-1865, Engravings (Prints), Prints (Visual works), Portraits
  • Type: Documents
  • Contributor: The Henry Ford
  • Original Source: Digital Collections
  • Object Name: Print (Visual work)
  • Object ID: 31.2027.1
  • Image ID: THF6901
  • Credit: From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of A.W. Dorgan

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