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    Abraham Lincoln: Dry Plate Negative Of The Cooper Union Pose.
    Known as the image that propelled Abraham Lincoln to the White House is this exceedingly rare dry plate negative of the famed "Cooper Union Lincoln Pose". Shortly after Lincoln gave his famed Cooper Union speech on February 27, 1860, he went to Mathew Brady's Broadway, New York studio for the sitting. This striking 14" x 16.5" negative is a period copy, being a waist up example. It has amazing detail, with just a few light scuff marks. There is a small crack in the upper right hand corner, of no consequence. An amazing rarity, and a wonderful addition to any Lincoln or photograph collection.
    The Eric Caren Collection.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2019
    2nd Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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