Abraham Lincoln, Alexander Hesler Imperial Platinum Print Photograph
Always Uncommon in this Imperial Size
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Imperial Platinum Print of Abraham Lincoln, photographed by Alexander Hesler, original from 1860.
Of this photograph, Lincoln commented that “It looks better and it expresses me better than any I have seen; if it pleases the people I am satisfied.” Especially detailed for these; the buttons and shirt embellished exceptionally well for these desirable imperial prints.
In 2015, a similar imperial sold at auction for $7,300.
Beautiful tonality and clarity. Excellent.
Hesler, Alexander. Imperial Platinum Photograph of Abraham Lincoln, taken from the original Hesler negative of June 3, 1860 by George Ayers. Philadelphia: c1880s. 19-3/4 x 26 inches; (O-26).