Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) American statesman, lawyer and 16th president of the United States – engraving based on the famous Brady photograph taken in New York February 27, 1860

£25.00

Description

This is a Digital Image not an actual print
Engraved by English engraver Daniel John Pound (1820-1894) after the original photograph by Matthew Brady. It was this salted-paper print of Abraham Lincoln, taken on February 27, 1860, the day Lincoln addressed a large Republican audience in the lecture hall at Cooper Union in New York, that may have had a significant impact on American history.
Published in The Drawing Room Portrait Gallery of Eminent Personages 1858-62. Originally presented with The Illustrated News of the World

Steel engraving
1858-62
Original image size approx. 190 x 280 mm
Digital image size 2959 x 4393 px
25.1 cm x 37.2 cm (300 ppi)