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    Abraham Lincoln: A Rare "Stage Appearance" Albumen Photograph. Lincoln loved the theatre and attended many performances, although it must be said he attended one-too-many. This 7.5" x 6" albumen on a 12" x 9.5" mount appears to show Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln on stage, along with three men and another woman. Lincoln appears on the far left. The foreground contains three footlights. There is a backdrop canvas showing Lady Liberty astride an eagle with a billowing American flag. There is a balustrade and three columns. Although not identified, it clearly depicts a Civil War theatrical performance of some type.

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    Nov-Dec, 2011
    30th-1st Wednesday-Thursday
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