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    Abraham Lincoln: Large Roderick Cole Salt Print. O-14, taken by Roderick Cole in Peoria, Illinois sometime in 1858. This is a 5.25" x 7.25" copy image affixed to a 6.5" x 8.5" mount. Deeply resonant with no evidence of retouching, so likely an early 2nd generation print from the original ambrotype. There is some "degradation" of the emulsion in Lincoln's face (small spots of loss) which seems to be stable. This defect is offset to a degree by the excellent detail and tonality. This same image is reproduced on page 34 of Mellon's "The Face of Lincoln".

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2016
    17th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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