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    Abraham Lincoln: Cased Sixth Plate Ambrotype of an Engraving possibly made from a photo taken by a Springfield photographer in 1860, just after his nomination. At the time Lincoln sat for several photographers in the area. Biographers place this sitting at around May 20th, noting that in this pose and others of that date, his glasses rope is not pictured and his tie is knotted differently. The negative was eventually sent to make the print pictured here as an ambrotype for Lincoln's presidential campaign. Very fine condition and an example we have not previously encountered.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2008
    12th-13th Thursday-Friday
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