The Abraham Lincoln Chair, Photographed in Henry Ford Museum Theater, April 1958

Summary

Irwin J. Clark made this hand-colored Tintype in April, 1958. Clark was the Greenfield Village Tintypist from 1956 to 1968. It shows the Lincoln Chair on the theater stage of Henry Ford Museum. The Tintype was produced in preparation for a 1959 program commemorating the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's birth in 1809.

Irwin J. Clark made this hand-colored Tintype in April, 1958. Clark was the Greenfield Village Tintypist from 1956 to 1968. It shows the Lincoln Chair on the theater stage of Henry Ford Museum. The Tintype was produced in preparation for a 1959 program commemorating the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's birth in 1809.

Material

Metal

Technique

Tintype (Process)
Hand coloring

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 6.875 in

Width: 4.5 in

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