Photograph Size: 9x12 | Ready to frame in any standard size frame | Frame Not Included | Archival Quality Reproduction |
Photograph Description: Abraham Lincoln, presidential candidate, half-length portrait, facing right Creator(s): Hesler, Alexander, 1823-1895, photographer Date Created Published: photo taken in 1860 and printed later, ca. 1900? Summary: Reproduction of photo of Lincoln made from a negative taken in Springfield, Illinois, by Alexander Hesler on June 3, 1860. One of several poses from that day. 'Wrote Lincoln's law partner, William H. Herndon, 'There is the peculiar curve of the lower lip, the lone mole on the right cheek, and a pose of the head so essentially Lincolnian; no other artist has ever caught it.'' (Source: Ostendorf, p. 46) Notes:. Ostendorf, no. 26 Meserve, no. 26 Published in: Lincoln's photographs: a complete album by Lloyd Ostendorf. Dayton, OH: Rockywood Press, 1998, p. 46. Subjects: Lincoln, Abraham,--1809-1865 --1900. Portrait photographs--1860-1870--Reproductions.