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    Abraham Lincoln: Cabinet Card of 1857 Portrait. O-2, taken by Alexander Hesler in Chicago on February 28, 1857. Back mark of Hesler, indicating it is a "Copy of a Photograph of Abraham Lincoln, Taken by Alex. Hesler, Feb. 1857". The original was given by Lincoln to Major Alfred A. North of Springfield who then presented it to the Lincoln Memorial Collection of Chicago in May 1886 who, in turn, sold duplicate images such as this. Very clean example. This is one portrait Mrs. Lincoln didn't particularly like. From the collection of Dr. Michael Krane.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2016
    17th Saturday
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