Abraham Lincoln, Modern Photograph, O-26 albumen-toned


Albumen-toned, Modern 8 x 10 Print O-26


This Abraham Lincoln photograph was taken on a Sunday. Later that week, Springfield Republicans held a rally to celebrate Lincoln’s nomination. There would be a procession in morning, speeches afternoon and evening, and closing torchlight procession. Of this photo, Lincoln said “(This) looks better and expresses me better than any I have ever seen… From the same sitting as O-27.

Our Lincoln Photographs are created from a period negative or print.

(Lincoln, Abraham) Alexander Hesler Springfield, IL  June 1860 O-26, albumen toned, 8 x 10, matte finish.