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Photograph Description: Abraham Lincoln and his son Tad looking at an album of photographs Creator(s): Berger, Anthony, photographer Related Names: Brady National Photographic Art Gallery (Washington, D.C.) Date Created Published: between 1885 and 1911, from photo taken on 1864 Feb. 9 Notes: Illus. in: The photographs of Abraham Lincoln Frederick Hill Meserve. New York: Privately printed, 1911, p. 60. Copy of photo taken by Anthony Berger and published by Mathew Brady in Washington, D.C. National Archives no. B-5737.. Ostendorf, no. 93 (variant) Meserve, no. 39 'Lincoln and Tad study a Brady album in this photograph by Anthony Berger, Brady's gallery, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, February 9, 1864. One of the most popular Lincoln portraits, this is the only close-up of him wearing spectacles. It was issued in huge quantities in many variations, with and without Brady's permission.' 'The retouched scene changed the album into a family Bible.' (Source: Ostendorf, p. 183-4) Published in: Lincoln's photographs: a complete album by Lloyd Ostendorf. Dayton, OH: Rockywood Press, 1998, p. 183. Subjects: Lincoln, Abraham,--1809-1865. Photographic prints--1880-1920. Portrait photographs--1860-1870.