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The Museum of Abraham Lincoln Photographs, Miniature Paintings, and More

A large Brady studio photograph of Lincoln taken on February 9, 1864 and signed by Mary Lincoln. The photo is 6.125 x 8.0 inches on a mount that is 9.0 x 12.0 inches.

Lincoln's house in Springfield with Lincoln, Willie, & Tad (hidden behind the corner post). The boys below are believed to be neighbors, Isaac Diller and a friend. CDV taken in 1860 by J. Wipple.

A photo of Lincoln visiting General McClellan, taken by Alexander Gardner on October 3, 1862. Lincoln stands in front of a tent flanked by his officers. The seated man is Ward H. Lamon, Lincoln's friend and personal bodyguard. The photo is 3.125 x 4.5 inches on a mount 4.5 x 6.0 inches.

A closeup of the above photo.

Another photo of Lincoln visiting General McClellan, taken by Alexander Gardner on October 3, 1862. Lincoln presses McClellan to attack the Confederate troops. The photo is 3.125 x 4.5 inches on a mount 4.5 x 6.0 inches.

A large photo of Lincoln visiting General McClellan also taken by Alexander Gardner on October 3, 1862. The photo is 7.875 x 8.875 inches on a mount 10.0 x 12.0 inches. It was originally sold in a book called "Incidents Of The War" published by Alexander Gardner. Each photograph was printed and then "tipped into" or glued to the pages of the book.

A rare stereoview of Abraham Lincoln visiting General McClellan. Taken by Alexander Gardner on October 3, 1862. I had never seen this view before. Through the stereoviewer, the group stands before the tents as if you were there in person seeing this scene.

A CDV of Mrs. Lincoln taken by Brady's studio in 1861.
A CDV of Mrs. Lincoln in mourning taken by Brady's studio right after her son, Willie, died in 1862.

The back of the Mary Lincoln CDV to the right and similar to the back of the one above.
CDV of Mrs. Lincoln taken by Brady's studio in 1861.

A CDV taken by Brady's studio in 1864 of Seth Kinman, an old time mountain man, who visited Lincoln and presented him with several gifts. A CDV taken by Brady's studio in 1864 of the elk-horn chair that Seth Kinman presented to Lincoln.

Edwin Stanton, Lincoln's Secretary of War taken by Brady's studio in 1862.
An autographed CDV of Edwin Stanton.

At the end of January, 1865, the House voted (the Thirteenth Amendment) to totally abolish slavery. On April 9, 1865, Lee surrendered to Grant at Appomattox and the great war between the states was over. On the evening of April 14, 1865, Lincoln went to Ford’s Theater to see a play, Our American Cousin, and was shot by John Wilkes Booth. He died the following morning.

A mourning ribbon with Lincoln's portrait, that was worn by a member of the honor guard at one of the funeral processions. It is 7 inches tall.
A nice silk mourning ribbon commemorating Lincoln's death. It is 5 inches tall An oval tintype photo of Lincoln w/black crepe and red, white, & blue ribbons. It is 5 inches by 5 inches

A stereoview of Lincoln's Catafalque in New York City. Lincoln's body was taken by train to Springfield, Illinois to be buried. On the way there, it would stop at major cities, where it was exhibited in a funeral procession attended by hundreds of thousands of onlookers.

A stereoview of the funeral procession in Springfield, Illinois.

Stereoview of the funeral procession in New York City.

Stereoview of the funeral procession in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

A closeup view of the above stereoview.

Stereoview of a Lincoln still life memorial. These were popular in the 1860s. I've seen these on eBay offered at hundreds of dollars. I sold this one and high bid was under $20.00

 

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