"Hon. Abraham Lincoln, Our Next President," 1860

Summary

This lithograph portrait of President-elect Abraham Lincoln was based on a photograph taken by Mathew B. Brady on February 27, 1860. Lincoln had been in New York City to give a speech at Cooper Union. He is depicted beardless as he was during the election campaign. By the time he traveled to Washington, D.C., for his inauguration on March 4, 1861, he had grown a full beard.

This lithograph portrait of President-elect Abraham Lincoln was based on a photograph taken by Mathew B. Brady on February 27, 1860. Lincoln had been in New York City to give a speech at Cooper Union. He is depicted beardless as he was during the election campaign. By the time he traveled to Washington, D.C., for his inauguration on March 4, 1861, he had grown a full beard.

Artifact

Print (Visual work)

Date Made

1860

Subject Date

7 February 1860

Collection Title

Print Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

00.3.11285

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Lithography
Printing (Process)

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 14 in

Width: 10 in

Inscriptions

Printed on front below image: HON.ABRAHAM LINCOLN,/ "Our Next President". / Published by Currier & Ives, 152 Nassau St. N.Y. / Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1860 by Currier & Ives in the Clerk's Office of the District Court for the Southern Dist. of N.Y. / From a Photograph by Brady, N.Y.

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