Charles Roscoe Miles with Henry Ford in Greenfield Village, October 1934

Summary

Henry Ford admired Lincoln's character and collected many Lincoln-related artifacts, including the Logan County, Illinois courthouse in which Lincoln practiced law in the 1840s. Here, Mr. Ford stands outside the courthouse with Lincoln portrayer Charles Roscoe Miles. Miles was a distant relative of Lincoln's and used his resemblance to the president to support himself during the Great Depression.

Henry Ford admired Lincoln's character and collected many Lincoln-related artifacts, including the Logan County, Illinois courthouse in which Lincoln practiced law in the 1840s. Here, Mr. Ford stands outside the courthouse with Lincoln portrayer Charles Roscoe Miles. Miles was a distant relative of Lincoln's and used his resemblance to the president to support himself during the Great Depression.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8.25 in

Width: 10 in

Logan County Courthouse

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