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Full text of "Catalogue of a collection of engraved and other portraits of Lincoln, exhibited at the Grolier Club, New York ... Saturday, April 8th, to Saturday, April 22d, 1899"

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CATALOGUE 

OF A 

COLLECTION OF ENGRAVED 
AND OTHER PORTRAITS OF 

LINCOLN 



EXHIBITED AT 

THE GROLIER CLUB 

NEW YORK 



Twenty-nine East Thirty-second Street 

Saturday, April 8th, to Saturday, April 22d 

1899 





INTRODUCTION. 
BY CHARLES HENRY HART. 

|HIS catalogue is the first attempt to make 
a systematic record of the engraved por 
traits of Abraham Lincoln, sixteenth 
President of the United States; and 
never before, as far as can be ascertained, has a 
special exhibition of them been undertaken. The 
catalogue and exhibition therefore are not only 
interesting, but they are important ; for while com 
pleteness is not claimed for either, they will un 
doubtedly serve to stimulate interest in the subject 
and lead to the unearthing of portraits of Lincoln 
hitherto unknown. Such is universally the result 
of a first essay in any new field of investigation, 
which, at best, can only be regarded as a tentative 
effort, and therefore is entitled to the consideration 
due to all pioneer work, commendation for what has 



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INTRODUCTION. 



been done and forbearance for that which uncon 
sciously has been left undone. 

Mr. Lincoln came to the forefront comparatively 
so late in life, when the art of engraving had 
fallen into disuse, that but little variety will be found 
in the types of the portraits shown, and but few of 
them possess any artistic merit. Yet their value as 
human documents is unmistakable, and this will in 
crease as time rolls on; for Abraham Lincoln is the 
typical American in history, and consequently he is 
the greatest of Americans. Washington, who made 
Lincoln possible, was historically a Briton, so that 
when we place the saviour of his country upon the 
lofty pedestal we do, we in no wise disparage or 
detract from the eminence of him who was " first in 
war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his 
countrymen/ the father of his country. 

Abraham Lincoln was born in Hardin, now Larue 
county, Kentucky, near Nolin creek, about a couple 
of miles from Hodgensville, the present county 
seat of Larue county, on the i2th day of February, 
1809. His parents were poor and illiterate, and the 
education he received was meagre, his early life 
being one of continued hardships. It was not long, 
however, before Lincoln showed that he was sui 
generis. At the age of twenty-four he secured the 
office of country postmaster, and the next year en 
tered the Illinois legislature, where he sat through 
four sessions. He read law and was admitted to 



INTRODUCTION. 5 

the bar, and at thirty-seven was sent to Congress, 
where he served for one term. Consequently he 
had acquired some local reputation, but his name 
was unknown to the country at large, until he en 
tered the field of debate with Stephen A. Douglas, 
in the summer of 1858, both being candidates for a 
seat in the United States Senate. This led the way 
to his famous speech at the Cooper Institute, New 
York, on February 27, 1860, which Horace Greeley 
stamped as the best political speech to which he 
ever listened, defining a political speech to be, " an 
effort to convince the largest possible number that 
they ought to be on the speaker s side, not on the 
other." Therefore when, in May of 1860, Abraham 
Lincoln was nominated for the Presidency, the poli 
ticians of the country knew, if the people did not, 
something of what manner of man he was. His 
subsequent election, career, and foul murder are 
matter of history too familiar to need repeating, but 
this brief outline of the life of the man whose por 
traiture is exhibited at this time will explain why 
his portraits cover such a short period of his life. 

At the time of his nomination for the Presidency, 
Mr. Lincoln gave this description of himself : " I 
am in height six feet four inches nearly ; lean in 
flesh, weighing on an average 180 pounds; dark 
complexion, with coarse black hair and gray eyes." 
To this description his secretary, Mr. Nicolay, adds 
these details of the peculiarities of Lincoln s form 



INTRODUCTION. 



and features : " Large head with high crown of 
skull ; thick, bushy hair ; large and deep eye cav 
erns; heavy eyebrows; a large nose; large ears; 
large mouth; very high and prominent cheek 
bones; cheeks thin and sunken; strongly developed 
jaw bones; chin slightly upturned; a thin but 
sinewy neck, rather long ; long arms ; large hands ; 
chest thin and narrow as compared with great 
height ; legs of more than proportionate length, and 
large feet." 

While these structural particulars are of value 
and have been utilized by Mr. St. Gaudens in the 
most masterly statue yet erected in America, alone 
they would give no idea of how Abraham Lincoln 
appeared, in the flesh, to those who knew him. And 
indeed no word-painting can convey to the mind 
of another an adequate conception of the appear 
ance of any person, so much depends upon the 
spirit and expression, which latter, in persons of 
character, is ever changing. With Mr. Lincoln 
this was notably the case, so that it was the despair 
of painters and of photographers to catch a likeness, 
and the best that can be done is to make a com 
posite, in the mind, from all the pictures that we 
have of him and all the characteristics that we know 
of him. 

Mr. Lincoln has been called by one of his best 
friends " an ugly, awkward giant." But no man 
with the soulful expression that flowed from his 



INTRODUCTION. 7 

eyes could be ugly, and that evanescent, subtle 
quality which was supreme in him, is the most diffi 
cult to catch and fix. 

If to-day any one wants to behold Abraham 
Lincoln, as he was when he lived and moved and 
had his being, at his full stature and with his noble 
soul astir, journey to Chicago and kneel before the 
bronze statue by Augustus St. Gaudens. It is the 
man himself, with all his humility and nobility, with 
all his gentleness and strength ; " With malice 
toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in 
the right as God gives us to see the right." It is 
not Abraham Lincoln the liberator of slaves, but 
Abraham Lincoln the Saviour of the Union, he 
who said, " My paramount object in this struggle is 
to save the Union, and is not either to save or to 
destroy slavery." And these words are inscribed 
at the base of St. Gaudens s statue, showing the lofty 
and true historic conception of the man possessed 
by this great sculptor. 

The earliest portrait of Lincoln painted from life 
was by Thomas Hicks, who was sent for the pur 
pose from New York to Springfield soon after the 
nomination. It is a full bust, nearly in profile, and 
portrays Lincoln without any beard, an adornment 
or disfigurement he never wore until after his elec 
tion to the Presidency. Life-portraits of him were 
also painted by William Morris Hunt, E. D. Mar- 
chant, G. P, A. Healy, A. J. Conant, Frank B. 



8 INTRODUCTION. 

Carpenter, and Matthew Wilson ; a miniature on 
ivory was painted by J. Henry Brown, and is now 
in the possession of Hon. Robert T. Lincoln; 
and Leonard W. Volk, of Chicago, and Thomas D. 
Jones, of Columbus, each made busts of him from 
life. Volk also made, as likewise did Clark Mills, 
a mask from the living face ; but life masks such as 
these are of little or no value as portraits. Indeed so- 
true is this, that when Mr. St. Gaudens saw the cast 
from Clark Mills s mask of Lincoln, he insisted 
that it must be a death mask, so lacking is it in 
vitality. 

The best prints of Lincoln, in an artistic sense, 
are the etchings by Raj on and Johnson, the large 
woodcut by Kruell, and the line-engravings by Mar 
shall and Gugler. That by Gugler is claimed to be 
the largest portrait ever engraved on steel. It pur 
ports to be from a painting by J. H. Littlefield, a 
former student at law in Mr. Lincoln s office ; but 
the portrait is in fact from a Brady photograph, with 
a slight change in the arrangement of the hair. 
While prints, including those on steel, wood, and 
stone, are the principal objects shown in the present 
exhibition, perhaps the only satisfactory study of the 
portraiture of Abraham Lincoln can be made from 
photographs, of which there are many, taken within 
the last five years of his life. 

Interest in everything pertaining to Lincoln is on 
the steady increase, and many valuable collections- 



INTRODUCTION. 9 

have been formed of his portraits, of the literature 
pertaining to him, and of personal memorials. 

The Lincoln cult is only in its infancy. It has had 
but a single generation in which to grow ; but as the 
perspective of time brings into grander relief the 
noble proportions of its subject, homage and ad 
miration for him will be bounded only by the civil 
ized world. 




The Committee of Arrangements desires to 
thank Major W. H. Lambert and Mr. W. C. 
Crane, who are not members of the Grolier Club, 
for their valuable contributions, without which 
the exhibition could not have been completed. 



ENGRAVINGS. 



The inscriptions are always at the bottom, unless other 
wise stated. 

" Facsimile signature " is abbreviated " Fac. sig." 

The sizes are in inches, the width being given first. 
Whenever possible, the size of the full plate is given, as well 
as that of the engraved part. 

In the case of vignette-portraits, the greatest width and 
height of the engraved part of the plate are noted. 

" L. P." before the size means that only Lincoln s portrait 
has been measured, and not the remainder of the engraving. 



PORTRAITS. 

Anonymous. 

1. Line. Bust ; beard ; directed, facing and look 
ing to the right. India paper. Inscription, 
centre : Abraham Lincoln. 

ifxz. Plate, 3x4. 

2. Line. Bust; beard; directed, facing and look 
ing to the right. ^ x H. Plate, 2-ft- x 3. 



12 PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 

3. Line. Bust ; beard ; profile to right. Inscrip 
tion, centre: A. Lincoln. \ Manhattan En 
graving Company, New York. i-J-x i-J-. 

4. Line. Bust; beard; directed to the front, fac 
ing and looking slightly to the right. Proof. 
India paper. "323" engraved under left 
shoulder. ifxif. Plate, 2-f$ x 2^f . 

Pencil note on margin: " U. S. Treasury Dept. After 
Carpenter." 

5. Line. Bust ; beard ; directed, facing and look 
ing slightly to the right. Oval, with ornamental 
border on bottom and sides. 

itxi-Hh Plate, 2ttx 4ft. 

A. Proof, with "Lincoln " engraved in border, 
underneath. 

B. With inscription below, centre: Abraham 
Lincoln. \ Bureau, Engraving & Printing. 

6. Line and stipple. Bust; beard (closely 
cropped); directed very slightly to the left, 
facing and looking to the front. A bit of cur 
tain with tassel on the right. In oval bor 
der, enclosing a line of stars, and surrounded 
by decoration, with an eagle above, and a 
view of the Capitol and military below, with 
title in the border: Capitol Washington. 
Inscription, centre: A. Lincoln [fac. sig.] | 
Published by B. B. Russell & Co., 55 Cornhill, 
Boston. 3lf x 5 J. 



PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 13 

7. Line. Bust ; beard ; directed, facing and look 
ing to the right. Inscription, centre : Abraham 
Lincoln \ Prdsident der Nord-Amerikanischen 
Staaten \ Meuchelmb rderisch geschossen den 
itfen April, 1865 | am ndchsten Taggestorben. 
2jx2f. Plate, 



8. Line and stipple. Full-length, seated; beard ; 
directed to the left, facing and looking very 
slightly to the right. Hands resting on vol 
ume placed on left leg; left foot on torn pa 
pers. Drapery in background passing before 
column and over table on left. Bust of Wash 
ington on column at right. 5 J x yf . 

A. With inscription, centre : A. Lincoln [fac. 
sig.] | Fry & Co., Publishers, New York \ 
Entered according to act of Congress A. D. 
1862 by Johnson, Fry & Co. . . . N. Y. 
left : Painted by right : Alonzo Chap- 
pel. 

B. Papers under left foot are now lettered 
"Jef Davis Secession" and "Southern 
Confederacy." Inscription, added, after 
the "A. Lincoln" in facsimile: Likeness 
from a recent Photograph from life. 

C. Another head has been substituted ; heavier 
features, hair now falling over forehead 
towards right eye instead of towards left ; 
eyes have an upward glance. Directed, 
facing and looking as before. 



14 PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 

9. Mixed. Bust; beard; directed and facing to 
the right, looking to the front. Inscription, 
centre : Western Engraving Co. Chicago. 

3l x 4f - 

10. Line. Bust ; beard ; directed, facing and look 
ing to the right. Printed at head of " Procla 
mation of Emancipation" engraved in veiy 
small characters. Inscription under the Proc 
lamation, in minute letters : Entered according 
to act of Congress in the year 1864 by A. Kidder 
in . . . New York McLees 609 Broadway. 

L. P., J x f . The whole Proclamation, 

2|X 3 |. 

11. Line. Bust ; beard ; directed, facing and look 
ing to the right. Printed at left end of blank 
check of the First National Bank of Mattoon, 
Illinois, 1 86-. Western Engraving Co. Chi 
cago. L. P., i^ x if. 

12. Line and stipple. Half-length, seated ; beard ; 
directed slightly to left, facing and looking 
to the right. Right hand holding Emancipa 
tion Proclamation, left arm resting on book 
placed over paper on table. Column to the 
left. Inscription, centre : Entered according 
to act of Congress A. D. 1870, by Johnson, Fry 
& Co. . . . N. Y.\A. Lincoln [fac. sig.J 

| From the original painting by Chappel, in 



PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 15 

the possession of the publishers. \ Johnson, Wil 
son 6 Co. Publishers, New York. Si x yf . 

13. Line. Full-length, seated; beard; directed, 
facing and looking to the right. Right arm 
resting on arm of chair; left hand holding 
papers on knees. To the right, a table filled 
with books and papers, behind which is a bust 
of Washington in front of a window with cur 
tains. Inscription, centre : A. Lincoln [fac. 
sig.] | From the original painting by Nast, in the 
possession of the Publishers \ Johnson, Fry 6* 

Co. Publishers, New York. \ Entered according 
to act of Congress A. D. 1866 by Johnson, Fry 
& Co. . . . New York. 5 J x 7$. 

14. Line. Bust; beard; directed slightly to the 
left, facing slightly to the right, looking to the 
front. In oval border. Similar portraits, a 
trifle smaller, of Grant above, Sheridan (full 
beard) below to the left, Sherman below to 
the right. Eagle and seven American flags 
over Grant; war scenes form a background. 
Name of subject appears under each portrait. 
Inscription, centre: Published by \ H. H. 
Lloyd & Co. 21 John St. New York. 

L. P., lfX2A. 

15. Mixed. Bust; beard; directed, facing and 
looking to the right. Inscription, centre : 
President Lincoln. i J x 2 \ . 

"From Photo by Fredricks." 



l6 PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 

16. Mixed. Bust; beard; directed to the right, 
facing and looking almost to the front. In 
scription, centre [facsimile autograph] : Yours 
truly | A.Lincoln. 4^x55. 

17. Mixed. Shown to the waist; beard; directed, 
facing and looking to the right. Inscription, 
centre : Abraham Lincoln \ President of U. S. 
A. | A. Lincoln [fac. sig.] | New York. G. P. 
Putnam. 4|x5- 

18. Mixed. Full-length. Inscription, centre: Abra 

ham Lincoln [fac. sig.]. yjx n. 

For description, see No. 30, of which this is a smaller 
copy, by another hand. 

Burt, Chas. 

19. Line. Bust; beard; directed to the front, 
facing and looking slightly to the right. Proof; 
no inscription. 3^x4.5. Plate, yjxn. 

20. Line. Bust; beard; directed, facing and look 
ing slightly to the right. Oval border lightly 
indicated. Proof before all letters; unfinished. 

if X2$. Plate, 3 x 4 f. 
Buttre, J. C. 

21. Mixed. Bust; clean-shaven; directed to the 
right, facing very slightly to the right, looking 
to the front. 5^ x 5}. Plate, 6f x Q| . 
A. Proof. Outline; shadows indicated; cross- 
hatching on body. 



PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. lj 

B. Finished plate. Inscription, centre: A. 
Lincoln [fac. sig.] left: Photograph by 
M. B. Brady right : Engd. by J. C. 
Buttre, N. Y. 

C. Central portion of same, printed on strip of 
satin in shape of a campaign badge. 

D. Same. Plate as published in a book. In 
scription as before, and below, in centre : 
Published by J. C. Buttre, 48 Franklin St. 
N. York. 

22. Mixed. Bust; clean-shaven; directed to the 
right, facing very slightly to the right, looking 
to the front. 4 x 4^. 

A. Proof, etched in outline. 

B. Finished plate. Inscription, centre: A. 
Lincoln [fac. sig.] left: Photograph by 
Brady right: Engd. by J. C. Buttre, 
N. Y. 

23. Mixed. Bust; clean-shaven; directed to the 
right, facing slightly to the right, looking to 
the front. Proof, etched in outline. Inscrip 
tion, centre: A. Lincoln [fac. sig.] | Published 
by J. C. Buttre, 48 Franklin St. New York 
left: Brady right: Buttre. 2^x3-^. 

24. Mixed. Bust; beard; directed slightly to the 
left, facing and looking slightly to the right. 

44 x S4- 
A. Proof, etched in outline. 

2 



l8 PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 

B. Finished plate. Inscription, centre : A. 
Lincoln [fac. sig.]. | Published by J. C. 
Buttre, 48 Franklin St, New York left: 
Photo by M. B. Brady right : Engd. by 
J. C. Buttre, N. Y. 

25. Mixed. Bust; beard; directed slightly to the 
left, facing and looking slightly to the right. 

4t x 5 J. 

A. Proof etched in outline. 

B. Finished plate. Inscription, centre: A. 
Lincoln [fac. sig.] left: Photo by M. B. 
Brady right: Engd. by J. C. Buttre, 
N. Y. 

C. Same, printed in red. 

D. With inscription as before, and under 
neath in centre : Abraham Lincoln \ Presi 
dent of the United States \ Assassanated 
April \tfh, 1865. | Published by J. C. But 
tre, 48 Franklin St. New York. 

E. Same, with word " assassinated " corrected. 

In C,D, and ^background has been extended. This 
is not the same as No. 24. The watch-chain is 
wanting, the shirt-collar is more rolling, there are 
no buttons on the coat, and there are differences in 
detail of engraving. 

26. Mixed. Bust; beard; directed to the right, 
facing and looking very slightly to the right 
(almost front). Proof. Inscription, centre : A. 
Lincoln [fac. sig.] left: M. B.Brady. right: 
J. C. Buttre. i x 6f . 



PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. ig 

27. Line. Bust; beard; directed slightly to the 
right, facing and looking slightly to the left. 
Inscription, centre: A. Lincoln [fac. sig.] 
left: Photo by M. B. Brady right: Engd. by 
J. C. Buttre. 4^ x 4 |. Plate, 6| x 9^ . 

28. Line and stipple. Bust; beard; directed 
slightly to the right, facing and looking very 
slightly to the left (almost front). Proof. 
Inscription, centre: A. Lincoln [fac. sig.] 
left : Brady. right: Buttre. 3! x 3f. 

29. Line. Bust ; beard ; directed, facing and look 
ing to the right. Oval (no outline) in rectan 
gular border ( no outline) ; symbolical pictures 
in the four corners. 

L. P., 7 j x 9|. To outside of border, 10 x i2j. 

A. Proof of etching; shadows all indicated. 

Pen-and-ink note on margin : " No. 2. Etched June 
1865." 

B. The portrait alone, finished. 

C. The full finished plate. Inscription, centre : 

Entered according to act of Congress A. D. 
1864 by J. C. Buttre . . . New York \ 
Engraved and published by J. C. Buttre, 
48 Franklin St. New York. \ A. Lincoln 
[fac. sig.] | Abraham Lincoln \ i6th Presi 
dent of the United States. \ Assassinated 
April i4/$ 1865. left: Border designed 



20 PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 

by W. Momberger. right : Photograph by 
M. B. Brady. 

30. Mixed. Full-length, standing; beard; directed 
slightly to the left, facing and looking slightly 
to the right. Right hand on table, on which are 
a bust of Washington, books and papers. Spec 
tacles in left hand. Chair to the right. Inscrip 
tion, centre : Published by J. C. Buttre, No. 48 
Franklin St. New York. \ Abraham Lincoln 

\President of the United States. right: 
Abraham Lincoln [fac. sig.] . 

19^x25}. Plate, 22^x30. 
See also No. 18. 

31. Line. Bust; beard; directed, facing and look 
ing to the right. Oval border. Surrounded 
by smaller oval portraits of the members of his 
cabinet. Name of subject appears below, and 
office above, each portrait. L. P., i-Jx2-ft-. 

A. Proof. Etching in outline. 

B. Finished plate. Inscription, above, centre : 
President; below, centre: and Cabinet 
1 86 1. Following contour of oval of bot 
tom (Hamlin s) portrait runs the legend: 
Entered according to act of Congress A. D. 

1862 by J. C. Buttre . . . New York. 

32. Line and stipple. Bust; beard; directed, fac 
ing and looking to the left. In oval border. 
Surrounded by smaller oval portraits of the 



PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 21 

Vice- President and seven members and two ex- 
members of the cabinet. Lincoln and Hamlin 
are in the middle (Hamlin above), and the others 
grouped around them. L. P., i-^-x2^ 6 . 

A. Trial proof. Unfinished. Faces etched. 
Dark tone of clothes and shaded back 
ground indicated. Usher and Stanton do 
not yet appear. The oval frames are drawn 
in pencil, as are also small designs between 
and outside of the ovals, emblematic of the 
offices of the members of the cabinet. Be 
hind Lincoln appears the Emancipation 
Proclamation. 

B. Trial proof. Other pencil designs appear; 
the American flag behind Lincoln. 

C. The finished plate, with name and office 

engraved under each portrait. Inscription, 
in curved lines, centre : Entered according 
to act of Congress in the year 1864 by O. D. 
Case & Co. in . . . Connecticut. \ En 
graved by J. C. Buttre, New York. \ Presi 
dent and Cabinet. 

33. Line and stipple. Very similar to No. 32, 
the portraits being placed in the same relative 
position, although it is not the same engraving. 
Special points of difference : Lincoln is directed, 
faced and looking to the right. Chase s arms 
are crossed. L. P., if X2-J-. 

A. Trial proof, etched in outline. 



22 PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 

B. Trial proof. Clothes worked up and back 
ground put in. 

C. Finished plate, with name and office en 
graved under each portrait. Inscription, 
centre, in curved lines : Entered according 
to act of Congress A. D. 1865 by O. D. Case 
& Co. in . . . Connecticut [sic !] | Engraved 
by J. C. Buttre,New York. \ President and 
Cabinet. Inscription and decorative scroll 
work are also arranged as in No. 32, yet we 
have here a different engraving. 

Chubbuck, Thomas. 

34. Line and stipple. Bust ; beard ; directed slightly 
to the left, facing and looking slightly to the 
right. Inscription, centre : Engraved expressly 
for Holland s " Life of Lincoln." \ A. Lincoln 
[fac. sig.] right: Thos. Chubbuck, Engr. 
Springfield, Mass. 2 J 



Cole, T. 

35. Wood-engraving. Bust ; beard ; directed to the 
front, facing and looking slightly to the right. 
Inscription, left: Wyatt Eaton 1877; right: T. 
Cole.Sc. 



Doney, T. 

36. Mezzotint. Bust ; beard ; directed slightly to 
the right, facing and looking to the right (al 
most profile). To the left, books and papers 



PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 23 

on a table. Inscription, centre : Engraved and 
Published by T. Doney, Esq. \ W. Pate, 16 Bur 
ling Slip, N. Y. underneath, in fac. sig., yours 
truly A. Lincoln. 

"This is . . . based upon a photo by Hesler of Chicago, 
made in 1860, which was not thought satisfactory 
because of the unkempt hair ; hence Hesler made the 
Ayers picture, with hair in better order, to suit 
Eastern patrons." 

37. Mezzotint. Three-quarters length ; beard ; di 
rected to the right, facing and looking to the front. 
Right arm crooked, forefinger pointing; left 
arm resting on Emancipation Proclamation on 
table. Chair and column on the left, portion 
of curtain on the right. Inscription, centre: 
Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 
1866 by Thos. Doney (Engraved by T. Doney ] 
in . . . Illinois \ Abraham Lincoln. 

i of x 13^. Plate, 1 4 xi 6. 

Pagan, James. 

38. Etching. Bust; beard; directed, facing and 
looking to the right. Remarque proof before 
letters. In upper left-hand corner : Published 
by Rover, Lee 6 Clem 1894. 

9^ x 1 2%. Plate, 1 1 J x 1 5-J-. 

Gugler, H. 

39. Line. Bust ; beard ; directed, facing and look 
ing to the right. Oval, with border of oak 



24 PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 

leaves and acorns, in rectangle. Below, on en 
graved part, " Lincoln " in large letters. 
L. P., 17x21!. Engraved part, 23x29^. 

Plate, 26 X33J. 

A. On India paper. Inscription, centre : En 
tered according to the Act of Congress in the 
year 1869 by John H. Littlefield in . . . 
the District of Columbia. \ Photographic 
copyright secured. left : Engraved by H. 
Gugler. right: Painted by J. H. Little- 
field. 

Signed in pencil : "J. H. Littlefield." 

B. On white paper. Inscription as before, 
and, underneath, centre : Published by Wil 
liam Pate and Co. New York. 

Hall, A. B. 

40. Line and stipple. Bust ; beard ; directed, fac 
ing and looking to the right. Inscription, cen 
tre : Engti. by A. B. Hall, New York. \ A. Lin 
coln [fac. sig.] | D. Appleton & Co. 4 x 5^. 

Hall, Charles B. 

41. Etching. Almost full-length, seated; beard; 
directed, facing and looking to the right. Right 
hand grasping book resting on right leg crossed 
over the left ; paper on table at right ; mantel 
with statuette, other ornaments and portrait in 
background. Inscription, centre : Etched by 



PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 25 

Charles B. Hall N. K left: Fifty India 
Proofs only, No. 16. 4 x 6J. Plate, 5^ x y-^f . 

42. Etching. Full-length, seated; beard; directed, 
facing and looking to the right. Right hand 
in lap ; left arm resting on arm of chair and 
against small table. Inscription, centre : Etched 
by Charles B. Hall, N. K left: Fifty India 
Proofs only, No. 16. 3 J x 5^. Plate, 5! x yf . 

Hall, H. B. 

43. Line and stipple. Bust; beard; directed slightly 
to the left, facing and looking very slightly to 
the right (almost front). The portrait in an 
oval border (in lower right quarter of the plate) 
on the top of which is lettered "Abraham Lin 
coln"; laurel branch below. To the left is 
seated Diogenes before his tub, resting left 
hand, holding lantern, on the frame, and look 
ing down at portrait of Lincoln. Behind him, 
base of a large column and a tree ; to the left, 
in distance, the Capitol at Washington. Inscrip 
tion, centre : Engd. by H. B. Hall, N. Y. \ Dio 
genes his lantern needs no more, \ an honest 
man is found ! the search is o er. \ Entered 
according to Act of Congress A. D. 1865, by N. 
P. Beers, in . . . New York. 

44. Line. Three-quarters (to below knee), seated ; 
beard; directed, facing and looking to the 



26 PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 

right. Lincoln, wearing spectacles, is looking 
at a photograph album held on his knees ; his 
son " Tad," at his left knee, directed and fac 
ing to the front, is looking on with him. In 
scription, centre : Engd. by H. B. Hall \ 
Abraham Lincoln and his son Thaddeus. \ Pub 
lished by W. Pate, 58 & 60 Fulton St. N. Y. 
6| x 7-J-. Plate, 12 x 16. 

Based on a Brady photo. See also Nos. 100, ill, 
133. 137- 

Hall, H. B., and Sons. 

45. Line. Bust; beard; directed, facing and 
looking to the right. Inscription, in facsimile : 
Your friend, as ever, A. Lincoln; and, under 
neath, centre : Engd. by H. B. Hall & Sons, 
13 Barclay St. N. Y. 4 x 4-^-. 

Hall, H. B., Jr. 

46. Line. Bust ; beard ; profile to right. Inscrip 
tion, centre : Eng d. by H. B. Hall Jr. from 
a Photo, by Brady & Co. \ Published by Jno. 
B. Bachelder. \ New York. 

2-J- x 2-f. Plate, 9 x ii-J-. 

Published in I. N. Arnold s " Sketch of the Life of 
Abraham Lincoln " (1869), with additional lettering. 

Hall (?). 

47. Line and stipple. Bust ; beard ; profile to the 
right. Proof before letters. " Private plate." 

2 x 2f. Plate, 4-J- x 6J. 



PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 27 

Halpin, F. 

48. Line and roulette. Bust ; beard ; directed to 
the front, facing and looking slightly to the 
right. Inscription on plate, left : From life by 
F. B. Carpenter, 1864; right: Engd. by F. 
Halpin,. N. Y. Inscription on margin below, 
centre : Entered according to act of Congress in 
the year 1866 by F. B. Carpenter . . . New 
York | Abraham Lincoln [fac. sig.]. 

I2f X l6J. 

Holcomb and Davis. 

49. A. Wood-engraving. Full-length, standing; 

clean-shaven ; directed, facing and looking 
to the front. Left hand on hip, right hand 
resting on sheet inscribed " Constitutional 
freedom," lying beside book on table. 
Signature " Holcomb & Davis Sc." under, 
and to left of, right foot. Inscription 
(printed), centre : Abraham Lincoln \ Presi 
dent of the United States. 1 2 x 1 8 . 
B. Same, with black mourning border. In 
scription (in heavier type than in the pre 
ceding), centre : Abraham Lincoln, \ Late 
president of the United States, \ Assassi 
nated April i4/$, 1865. 

Size to border, 13 Jx 2iJ. 

Hollyer, S. 

50. Line and stipple. Bust ; beard ; directed, fac. 
ing and looking to the right. Oval, in orna- 



28 PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 

mental border. Inscription, centre, in border : 
Hollyer Eng. in margin, below : A. Lin 
coln [fac. sig.]. 4 J x 54. Plate, 7 x 9. 

Jackman, W. G. 

51. Line and stipple. Bust; beard; directed, fac 
ing and looking to the right. Inscription, 
centre : Engd. by W. G. Jackman, Brooklyn, 
N. Y.\A. Lincoln [fac. sig.]. 3 x 4 . 

52. Line and stipple. To the waist, seated ; beard ; 
directed, facing and looking to the right. In 
scription, centre: Abraham Lincoln \ A. Lin 
coln [fac. sig.] | Entered according to Act of 
Congress in the year 1865, by Rice, Rutter & 
Co., in . . . Pennsylvania left : Photo by 
Brady right: Engraved by W. G. Jack 
man. 3jx4j. Plate, 7fx iof. 

53. Line and stipple. Bust ; beard ; directed, fac 
ing and looking to the right. Inscription, 
centre: A. Lincoln [fac. sig.] | A. Lincoln \ 
Engraved expressly for Abbot s Civil War 
left: Photograph by G. D. Appleton 6 
Co. right: Engd. by W. G. Jackman. 



Johnson, T. 

54. Etching. Bust ; clean-shaven ; directed to the 
right, facing slightly to the right, looking to 
the front. Trial proof. " First state." 

7f xi of. Plate, 9! xi2|. 

Signed in pencil : "T. Johnson, 1899." Plate not yet 
finished. 



PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 29 

55. Etching. Bust ; beard ; profile to the left. 

QX 12. Plate, nfx 14^. 

A. Trial proof. " First state." 
Signed in pencil : " T. Johnson." 

B. Trial proof. " Second state." 
Signed- in pencil: "T. Johnson, 1892." 

C. Trial proof. "Third state." 
Signed in pencil : " T. Johnson." 

D. Finished plate. " T. Johnson " etched on 
left arm. Inscription on margin, centre: 
left: Abraham Lincoln [fac. sig.] | in 1861, 

(^Etched for the Republican Club, and dis 
tributed at its dinner \ February i2tfr, 1892. j> 
From a Photograph in the possession of L. } 

, E. Chittenden [fac. sig.] right j) "Cojy^ 
right, 1892, by Thomas Johnson \ Artisfs 
proof. 

Signed " T. Johnson " in pencil. 

56. Wood-engraving. To the waist; almost clean 
shaven, very short side-whiskers; directed and 
facing slightly to the right, looking to the 
front. Proof from the original block. 

5*7t- 

Signed in pencil : " T. Johnson." Said to be from the 
earliest known portrait of Lincoln. 

57. Wood-engraving. From life mask in profile 
to the right, by Douglas Volk. Proof from 
the original block. 3T X de 
signed in pencil: "T. Johnson." 



3 PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 

Jones, R. S. 

58. Line. Bust; clean-shaven; directed to the 
right, facing very slightly to the right, looking 
to the front. Inscription, centre: (around 
bottom of oval) Engd. by R. S. Jones, from a 
Photograph by Brady underneath: A.Lin 
coln [fac. sig.] | Published by J. Kelly, 87 Ful 
ton Street, N. Y. 3 f x 4l fr. Plate, 6 x 8 J. 



Kruell, G. 

59. Wood-engraving. Bust; clean-shaven; di 
rected and facing to the right, looking to the 
front. Proof from the original block. In upper 
left-hand corner is engraved : G. Kruell Copy 
righted \^. 8f xi of. 

Signed in pencil : " G. Kruell." 

60. Wood-engraving. Bust; beard; directed and 
facing to the left, looking slightly to the left. 
Proof from the original block. SfxuJ. 

Signed in pencil : " G. Kruell." 

Lovett, J. D. (?). 

61. Line. Bust; clean-shaven; directed, facing 
and looking to the right. Oval. To the right 
is a similar oval, with portrait of Hamlin. 
Over the portraits and inside the ovals appear, 
respectively : A. Lincoln and H. Hamlin. Be 
tween the portraits, at the bottom, a bit of field 



PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. $1 

with fence, and hills beyond. Underneath, 
two curving branches, under which, to the 
left : J. D. Lovett, N. Y. Over the portraits 
passes a band lettered Free territory for a free 
people, and at the top appears the American 
eagle. L. P., J x if. Plate, 2f x 4 J. 

McRae, J. C. 

62. Line and stipple. Bust ; beard ; directed and 
facing to the left, looking slightly to the left. 
Oval, in ornamental frame-design. The whole 
set in a ruled background, rounded at the upper 
corners. Underneath the portrait, and pro 
jecting below the background, a small panel 
with picture of " Cabinet Council." Inscrip 
tion, centre: A.Lincoln [fac. sig.] | Virtue & 
Yorston, Publishers, 12 Dey Street, New York 
| Entered according to act of Congress by Vir 
tue & Yorston . . . N. K; left: Engraved 
by ; right : J. C. M c Rae. 

L. P., 4-!% x 5. To border, s 



63. Line and stipple. Bust; beard; directed, 
facing and looking to the right. Inscription, 
centre : Engd. by J. C. M c Rae, Expressly for 
Abbott s Civil War. \ A. Lincoln [fac. sig.] | 
A.Lincoln. 4 x 4-4- 

64. Line. Bust; beard; directed slightly to the 
left, facing and looking slightly to the right. 



32 PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 

Oval, in rectangular border, scenes from Lin 
coln s life in the four corners, with descriptive 
lettering. Inscription, centre: Engraved & 
published by John C. M c Rae, 105 Cedar St. 
New York. \ A. Lincoln [fac. sig.] | Abraham 
Lincoln. \ President of the United States. \ 
Assassinated April \Afth, 1865. 
L. P., gj x lof. To outside border, log x 12}. 



Marshall, Wm. E. 

65. Line. Bust; beard ; directed, facing and look 
ing to the right. Oval, in rectangular border. 
In border, below, is engraved: "Abraham 
Lincoln." Proof before any letters. 

16 x 21. Plate, 19^ x 25^. 

Metzmacher. 

66. Line. Bust; beard; directed, facing and 
looking to the right. 

L. P., y| x 8. Plate, 8J x nj. 

A. Proof, with inscription in centre: Metz 
macher , del etsc., 1862. 

B. Finished plate, with inscription, as above, 
and underneath, centre: Abraham Lin 
coln | (President des Etats-Unis] \ Im- 
prime & Pub lie par Goupil, 6 Cie. Edi- 
teurs. Paris, London, La Haye left-. 
Berlin - Verlag von Goupil 6 Co. right : 
New York - Published by M. Knoedler. 



PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 33 

O Neill (?). 

67. Line. Bust; beard; directed and facing to 
the left, looking to the front. Inscription, cen 
tre : Abraham Lincoln \ Elias Dexter 562 
Broadway. 2 J x 3 . Plate, 6 x 8. 



Pelton, O. 

68. Line and stipple. Bust; beard; directed to 
the front, facing and looking slightly to the 
right. Inscription, centre: A. Lincoln [fac. 
sig.] | Abraham Lincoln. \ Assassinated April 
i^t/i, 1865 left: Photograph by Braddy [sic!] 
right: Engraved by O. Pelton. 5^ x 5^. 

Ferine, George E. 

69. Line and stipple. Bust ; beard; directed, fac 
ing and looking to the right. Inscription, 
centre : A. Lincoln [fac. sig.] | Abraham Lin 
coln. | President of the United States. \ En 
graved Expressly for Headless History of the 
Rebellion left : Photograph by Fredricks 
right : Engd. by Geo. E. Perine, N. Y. 

4ix 4 |. 

70. Mixed. Three-quarters length, seated ; beard ; 
directed to left, facing and looking slightly to 
the right; left hand grasping arm of chair; 
right hand on Emancipation Proclamation on 
3 



34 PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 

table ; curtain in background to left. Inscrip 

tion, centre : Entered according to Act of Con 

gress A. D. 1864, by Geo. E. Ferine. . . . 

Engraved by Geo. E. Ferine, New York . . . 

New York \ Abraham Lincoln [fac. sig.] | 

President of the United States \ [1861-1865] 

| Published by George E. Ferine, New York. 

8xio^. Plate, 11x142. 

Ferine and Giles. 

71. Mixed. Three-quarters length, seated; beard; 
directed to the left, facing and looking very 
slightly to the right. Right hand resting on 
Emancipation Proclamation on table, left one 
on arm of chair. Curtain in back, from left 
to behind the head. Inscription, centre : En 
graved for the Eclectic by Ferine & Giles, N. Y. 

| A. Lincoln [fac. sig.] | i6th President of the 
United States. 4^ x 6f . Plate, 7 x 9^. 

Pound, D. J. 

72. Line and stipple. Half-length, standing; 
clean-shaven; directed to the right, facing 
slightly to the right, looking to the front. In 
scription, centre: Engraved by D. J. Found 

from a Photograph \ President Lincoln. 



73. Line and stipple. Three-quarters length, stand 
ing ; clean-shaven ; directed to the right, facing 
slightly to the right, looking to the front. Right 



PORTRAITS OP LINCOLN. 35 

hand at side, left hand resting on two books 
on table. Curtain at the left. Inscription, 
centre : Engraved by D. J. Pound, from a Pho 
tograph by Brady of New York \ Abraham 
Lincoln, \ President of the United States. \ The 
drawing room portrait gallery of eminent person 
ages \ Presented with the Illustrated News of 
the World [125 Fleet Street. 7^x11. 

" Photo by Brady, made in N. Y. in 1860, Feb y, 
the basis of many of the pictures of Lincoln pub 
lished in the East in the campaign of 1860." 

Raj on, Paul. 

74. Etching. Bust; clean-shaven; directed and 
facing to the right, looking to the front. Proof 
with remarque (sketch of cast of Lincoln s 
hand). 7f x 9^ . Plate, 9^ x 12 j. 

Signed in pencil : " Raj on." 

Ritchie, A. H. 

75. Mixed. Bust ; beard ; directed very slightly to 
the left, facing and looking to the right. In 
scription, centre: Abraham Lincoln. \ i6t/i 
President of the United States left : Photo, by 
Brady right : Engd. by A. H. Ritchie. 

9^x11. Plate, i3jx 17 J. 

76. Line and stipple. Half-length, standing ; beard ; 

directed, facing and looking to the left; right 
hand at side, left one behind back. Inscrip- 



36 PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 

tion, centre : Engd. by A. H.Ritchie. \ Abraham 
Lincoln. 4 x 6 J. 

77. Line and stipple. Half-length, standing; 
beard ; directed slightly to the left, facing and 
looking slightly to the right. Right hand at 
side, left one behind back. Inscription, centre : 
Entered according to act of Congress, A.D. 
1865, by Derby & Miller, . . . New York. \ A. 
Lincoln [fac. sig.] | Engraved by A. H. Ritchie 
expressly for Raymond s Life of Lincoln. \ Pub 
lished by Derby & Miller, New York. 4^ x 6J. 

78. Line. Full-length, standing ; beard ; directed, 
facing and looking to the left. Right hand 
grasping cloak wrapped around him ; left hand 
resting on table, on which are sheets inscribed 
" Constitution," " Union," and " Proclamation 
of Freedom," and several volumes with title 
" Jefferson s Works " erased, so as to be barely 
discernible. Globe and flag to the left. Proof 
before letters. iQf x 26^. Plate, 22f x 3of . 

The original plate was a portrait of Calhoun, Lincoln s 
head being subsequently inserted and the title "Jef 
ferson s Works " obliterated. 

Roberts, W. 

79. Wood-engraving. Bust; beard; directed to 
the right, facing very slightly to the right, look 
ing to the front. In circle, at head of text of 
" Proclamation of Emancipation." The latter 



PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 37 

is printed within an ornamental border, in 
which are three vignettes on each side (show 
ing life of slave on the left, and of the free 
negro on the right) and view of Fort Sumter 
burning, at bottom (the whole 14! x 19^). In 
scription below, centre : Entered according to 
Act of Congress, in the year 1864, by R. A. Dim- 
mick, in . . . New York left : W. Roberts, 
Del. sc. right: C. A. Alvord, Printer. 

L. P, 2f. 
Rogers, J. 

80. Line. Three-quarters length, seated ; beard ; 
directed to the left, facing and looking to the 
front. Arms resting on arms of chair. In 
scription, centre : J. Rogers sculpt. \ A. Lincoln 
[fac.sig.]. 4ix6&. 

Sartain, John. 

81. Mezzotint. Bust; beard; directed to the front, 
facing and looking slightly to the right. Oval. 
Inscription, centre : Published by R. R. Landon, 
agt. 88 Lake St. Chicago, III. \ Engraved by 
John Sartain, Phila. \ A. Lincoln [fac. sig.]. 

4fx 5 J. 

82. Mezzotint. Bust; beard; directed slightly to 
the left, facing and looking slightly to the 
right. Inscription, centre : Entered according 
to the Act of Congress in the year 1865, by 
Bradley & Co. . . . Pennsylvania \ Bradley 



3& PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 

6^ Co. Publishers, 66 Nth. tfh St. Philadelphia 
| Abraham Lincoln left : After Photo : from 
Life right: Engraved by John Sartain. 

SJxioi. Plate, 12x16^. 

83. Mezzotint and line. Three-quarters length, 
seated; beard; directed slightly to the left, 
facing and looking to the right. Left hand 
resting on document on table, right hand 
grasping quill pen. At right, foot of statue 
treading on broken fetters. Inscription, centre : 
Entered according to Act of Congress, in the 
year 1864, by E. D. Mar chant, . . . Pennsyl 
vania | Abraham Lincoln \ i6th president of 
the United States \ From the Original Portrait 
by E. D. Marchant \ Painted at the White 
House in 1863 and now in tne [sic!] Posses 
sion of the Union League of Philadelphia \ 
Bradley 6 Co. Publishers 66 North Fourth 
St. Phila. left : After the original picture 
painted from life right : Engraved by John 
Sartain, Phila. \ Abraham Lincoln [fac. sig.]. 
10x13. Plate, 13x17. 

84. Mezzotint. Full-length, seated; beard; di 
rected to the left, facing and looking to the 
front. Right hand, with quill pen, resting on 
table, on which are a bust of Jackson, lamp, 
books, newspaper, etc. Globe, and roll in 
scribed " Campaign of 1864," to the right. 



PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 39 

Inscription, centre : Published by R. R. Landon, 
Agt. , 88 Lake St. Chicago, III. \ A braham Lincoln 
| President of the United States left : The 
head after a Photograph from life, the Picture 
by Boyle \ Proof. right : Engraved by John 
Sartain, Phila. 1 5 J x 2 1 J. 



85. Mixed. Full-length, standing; beard; di 
rected, facing and looking to the right; left 
hand on table. Inscription, centre : Published 
by William Smith, No. 702 So. $d St. Phila. 
| Engraved by John Sar tain, Phila. \ Abraham 
Lincoln \ President of the United States. 

13^x20^. Plate, 15^x24 J. 

Sartain, Samuel. 

86. Mixed. Half-length, seated ; beard ; directed 
to the left, facing very slightly to the left, 
looking to the front. Left hand, holding folded 
paper, resting on arm of chair; curtain at back. 
Oval in rectangular border. Inscription, 
centre : Entered according to act of Congress in 
the year 1864, by S. Sartain, in . . . Pennsyl 
vania. | Abraham Lincoln. \ Published by Rice 
6r- Allen, corner Burdick 6r> Water Sts., Kala- 
mazoo, Mich. right: Engraved by Samuel 
Sartain \ Printed by Irwin 6 Sartain. 
Oval, 8Jx loj. To outside of border, 10 x 12 \. 

Plate, i2 xi6f. 



4O PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 

87. Companion piece to the preceding. Portrait 
of Mrs. Lincoln. Mixed. Half-length, seated; 
directed to the front, facing and looking to the 
right. Both hands in lap, right one holding 
closed fan. Curtain and column in back 
ground. Inscription, centre : Entered accord 
ing to act of Congress in the year 1864, by S. 
Sartain in . . . Pennsylvania. \ Mrs. Abraham 
Lincoln. \ Published by Rice 6 Allen, 90 State 
St. Chicago, III. right : Engraved by Samuel 
Sartain. \ Printed by Irwin & Sartain. 

Oval, 8J x i of. To outside border, 10 x 12}. 

Plate, 12 J x 15!-. 

88. A. Mixed. Bust ; clean-shaven ; directed slight 

ly to the right, facing very slightly to the 
right, looking front. Oval, in rectangle. 
Inscription, centre : Engraved by Samuel 
Sartain, after the miniature from life by J. 
Henry Brown, in the possession of Judge 
Read. \ A. Lincoln [fac. sig.] | Published 
by James Irwin, 728 Sansom St. Philadel 
phia. 4 x s|. Plate, ;J x 10. 
B. Same, with beard added. Background re 
worked. After " A. Lincoln," the inscrip 
tion now changed to : i6th President of the 
United States. \ Published by Sam 1 . Sar 
tain, 726 Sansom St. Philadelphia. 

Sartain, William. 

89. Mixed. Bust; beard; directed to the left, 
facing and looking almost directly to the front. 



PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 4! 

Back of chair indicated. Oval, in rectangular 
border. Inscription, centre: Engraved & 
Published by William Sartain, 728 Sansom St. 
Philada. \ Abraham Lincoln. 8-J x lof . 

90. Mixed. Bust; beard; directed, facing and 
looking to the right. Inscription, centre : En 
graved & published by William Sartain, 728 
Sansom St. Phila. \ Abraham Lincoln. 

9^ x n^. Plate, 12 x 15. 

91. Mixed. Three-quarters, standing; beard; di 
rected to the frpnt, facing and looking slightly 
to the right. Left hand resting on books on 
table. Column to the right. Inscription, cen 
tre : Entered according to Act of Congress in the 
year 1866, by William Sartain . . . | Published 
by William Sartain. \ Abraham Lincoln \ 
right : Engraved by William Sartain \ A. 
Lincoln [fac. sig.]. 14 x i8. Plate, lyj-x 22$. 

Serz, J. 

92. Line and stipple. Full-length, seated; beard; 

directed, facing and looking to the right. Left 
hand grasping paper and resting on table, on 
which are a Bible, another book and inkstand. 
Quill pen in right hand. Column, with bust 
of Washington to the right. Eagle over book 
case in background. Inscription, centre: 
Published by John Dainty, Phila. \ Abraham 
Lincoln I President of the United States \ Sign- 



42 PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 

ing the Emancipation Proclamation \ Entered 
according to Act of Congress, in the year 1864, 
by John Dainty . . . Pennsylvania. left : 
Painted by IV. E. Winner. right : Engraved 
by J. Serz. \ Proof. 14! x i8J. 

Smith, H. Wright. 

93. Mixed. Bust ; beard ; directed and facing to 
^ the right, looking to the front. Inscription, 

centre: H. Wright Smith. \ A. Lincoln [fac. 
sig.] | Published by Benj. B.Russell, 515 Wash 
ington St. Boston. 31 x 3^. Plate, 7 x 8J-. 

94. Line and stipple. Bust; beard; directed, 
facing and looking to right. Inscription, 
centre: A. Lincoln [fac. sig.] | Late president 
of the United States \ New York, D. Appleton 
& Co. left: Miller & Mathews Photors. 
right : H. W. Smith, N.Y. 3 | x 4 f. 

95. Line and stipple. Bust ; beard ; directed and 
facing to the right, looking slightly to the right. 
Inscription, centre: H. W. Smith, N. Y. \ 
A. Lincoln [fac. sig.] | Entered according to 
Act of Congress in the year 1875, by S. Walker 
& Co. . . . at Washington. 6 x 7 . 

96. Line and stipple. Bust; beard; directed 
slightly to the right, facing and looking almost 
to the front. Inscription, centre : H. W. 



PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 43 

Smith, Sc. | A. Lincoln [fac. sig.] | S. Wal 
ker, Boston. 6J x 8j. 

Stuart, F. T. 

97. Stipple. From a sculptured bust; beard; di 
rected slightly to the left ; head in profile, to 
the left. Inscription, left : Jones Sc. right : 
F. T. Stuart Eng. Boston. 2 x 3^ 

" The bust was modeled from life by Thos. D. 
Jones, Columbus, O." 

Stueler, H. ^ 

98. Mixed. Bust; beard; directed, facing and 
looking to the right. Inscription, centre: 
Published by J. C. Buttre Co. \ Abraham Lift- 
coin [fac. sig.] right : Engd. by H. Stueler. 

3jx 4 . Plate, 7x10. 

Walter, A. B. 

99. Mixed. Bust ; beard ; directed and facing to 
the right, looking very slightly to the right 
(almost front). Inscription, centre : Engraved 
by A. B. Walter, Philada. \ Hon. Abraham 
Lincoln, \ President of the United States 
right : A. Lincoln [fac. sig.]. 4i x 5$. 

100. Mixed. Lincoln and " Tad," as in No. 68 
(which see), but showing more of legs. Oval, 
in rectangular black border. Inscription, 



44 PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 

centre : Published by Bradley & Co. 66 Nth 
$th St. Philadelphia \ President Lincoln and 
his son "Tad" left: After a photo from 
life right : engraved by A. B. Walters. 

9xiof. Plate, 13x14!. 

Weger. 

101. Line and stipple. Bust; clean-shaven; di 
rected to the left, facing and looking very 
slightly to the left (almost front). Inscrip 
tion, centre : Abraham Lincoln \ Verlag v. 
Baumgartner s Buchh. left : Nach einer 
Photographic v. Brady right : Stich u. 
Druck v. Weger, Leipzig. 

4^x44. Plate, 6Jx8J. 



GROUPS. 

Buttre, J. C. 

102. Mixed. Lincoln Family. All full-length. 
Lincoln at right; beard; directed and facing 
to the left, looking down at book held on his 
crossed knee, " Tad " at his side. Mrs. Lin 
coln at left. Table between, in front of which 
sits Willie, and behind which Robert is 
standing. 25fxi7f. Plate, 28fx 2I-J. 

A. Trial proof, not finished. 

B. Finished plate. Proof. Inscription below, 
centre : Entered according to act of Congress 



PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 45 

A. D. 1867 by J. C. Buttre in . . . New 
York. 

C. Print. The upper corners now rounded off. 
Inscription, centre: Entered according 
to act of Congress in the year 1873 by J. C. 
Buttre in . . . Washington. \ Published by 
J.C. Buttre, 48 Franklin St. New York. \ 
The Lincoln family in 1861 left: 
Painted by F. B. Carpenter right: En 
graved by J. C. Buttre. The names of 
the members of the family also appear 
under their respective portraits. 

103, Line. Trial proof. " Lincoln and Stephens 
in Hampton Roads, Feb. .6/65." Lincoln, 
Hunter, Campbell, Stewart, Stephens and 
Seward (in order named, beginning at left) 
seated around a small table. 6- 5 s g- x 4-^. 

Kelly, Thomas (?). 

104. Mixed. Lincoln Family. All full-length. 
Lincoln at the right, seated; beard; directed, 
facing and looking to the left; left hand 
holding book. Mrs. Lincoln at the left, 
Thomas (" Tad ") standing by her side. Table 
between, behind which stand Robert and 
Willie. In background: left, column; right, 
curtain ; centre, view of dome of Capitol at 
Washington. Inscription, centre: Entered 



46 PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 

according to Act of Congress A. D. 1866 by 
Thos. Kelly, in . . . N. Y. \ Lincoln Family. 
| Published by Thomas Kelly, 264 Third Ave 
nue, between 22d 6 23^ Sts. N. Y. The 
names of the members of the family also ap 
pear under their respective portraits. 

24 Jx 18. Plate, 28Jx2if. 

McRae, J. C. 

105. Line and stipple. Lincoln and the drummer 
boy. Upper corners rounded. Inscription, 
centre : Entered according to Act of Congress 
in the year 1867, by F. Heaton, in . . . Ohio. 
| F. Heaton, publisher, Cleveland, O. \ Lincoln 
and the drummer boy. \ " The boy advanced 
. . . for me." \ ... left: Painted by 
Knapp right : Engd. by J. C. McRae, N. Y. 

i2jxi6J. Plate, 17 x 21 J. 

Ritchie, A. H. 

106. Mixed. " The first reading of the Emancipa 
tion Proclamation before the cabinet." Lin 
coln seated at a table, his legs crossed, paper 
in his left hand, surrounded by the members 
of his cabinet. Names of the personages are 
printed in margin below their respective por 
traits. Inscription, under title above given, 
centre : From the original picture painted at 
the White House in 1864. | Entered according 
to act of Congress in the year 1865, by F. B. 
Carpenter in . . . New York \ Premium En- 



PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 47 

graving from "The Independent" left: 
Painted by F. B. Carpenter right : En 
graved by A. H. Ritchie. 21 x 



Robin, A. 

107. Mixed. Lincoln and Family. At right, Lin 
coln seated (directed and facing to the left), 
with a book on his lap, from which he looks 
up and very slightly to the left; "Tad" at his 
right side, a table at his left elbow. Facing 
him is Mrs. Lincoln, seated, with Robert, in 
uniform, standing at her left side. Picture of 
Willie hanging over Lincoln s head. Oval. 
Inscription, centre, following bottom of oval : 
Engd. by A. Robin, N. Y. Entered according 
to act of Congress, in the year 1869, by G. 
W. Massee in . . . Pennsylvania below, in 
straight line: Lincoln and family. 8^ x lo-J. 

Sadd, H. S. 

108. Mixed. Lincoln, full-length; beard; standing 
in centre, directed to the front, facing and 
looking almost to the front (very slightly to 
the right). Quill pen in right hand, left hand 
resting on sheet inscribed " Constitution of 
the United States of America," placed on a 
column and under a bust of Washington, 
with laurel wreath around head. On the 
left, Gen. Scott and Henry Clay seated, others 
standing. On the right, Webster (with right 



48 PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 

hand resting on the " Constitution " before 
mentioned) and others standing Gen. But 
ler in background and one seated, holding 
shield with colors of U. S. In foreground, 
right : crown and sceptre on the floor; centre : 
drapery. At the top, right: eagle drawing 
aside drapery. Over Lincoln s head, female 
genius with branch in left hand and liberty- 
cap on pole in right. At top, left, clouds, 
with winged genius on globe inscribed: 
" America." Inscription, centre : Union. \ 
Published by William Pate, 58 & 60 Fulton 
St. N. Y. | Boston, L. A. Elliot & Co. 
left: Painted by T. H. Matteson right: 
Engraved by H. S. Sadd. \ Printed by W. 
Pate. 19^x26^. 

"This plate was originally made in 1850-1 to com 
memorate the Compromise Measure. Calhoun 
was the central standing figure. In 1861 Lin 
coln s head was substituted. Gen. Butler was 
also substituted." 

Sartain, John. 

109. Mixed. Lincoln received by the spirit of 
Washington. Both in clouds, surrounded by 
angels. Inscription, centre: Entered accord 
ing to Act of Congress in the year 1 866 by W. H. 
Hermans in . . . New York. \ Published by 
W. H. Hermans Penn Yan Yates Co. N. Y. 
left: Designed by W. H. Hermans. \ 
Artist s proof right: Engraved by John 
Sartain, Phila. 14 x i8J. Plate, 17 j x 23. 



PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 49 

Sartain, William. 

110. Mixed. Lincoln Family. Lincoln and " Tad " 
on the left, Mrs. Lincoln on the right, all 
seated; table between, behind which stands 
Robert, back of whom hangs picture of Wil 
lie. " Artist s proof." Inscription, centre : 
Entered according to Act of Congress, in the 
year 1866, by William Sartain in . . . Pennsyl 
vania. | Published by Bradley 6 Co. 66 
N. Fourth St. Philadelphia. \ R. H. Curran, 
Rochester, New York left : Painted by S. 
B. Waugh | Proof right : Engraved by 
William Sartain \ Printed by Irwin 6 Sar 
tain. 25 x 17^. Plate, 22^- x 28. 

Signed " William Sartain " in pencil. 

Walter, A. B. 

111. Mixed. Lincoln Family. Lincoln and " Tad " 
as in No. 45 (which see), but carried out to full 
length ; Mrs. Lincoln seated at left, Robert, in 
uniform, standing behind them. Picture of 
Willie in upper right-hand corner. Inscrip 
tion, centre : Published by John Dainty, Phila 
delphia. \ Prest. Lincoln and family. \ Entered 
according to Act of Congress in the year 1865 
by John Dainty in . . . Pennsylvania 
left: Painted by F. Schell right: En 
graved by A. B. Walter. 10 x 13!. 



LITHOGRAPHS. 
PORTRAITS. 

112. Bust; beard; directed, facing and looking to 
the right. A. Lincoln in facsimile on tinted 
portion, lower right-hand corner. Inscription 
underneath, centre : Verlag v. A. Janke 6 
Simon. Berlin Ritter- Sir. 100 | A. Lincoln. \ 
President of the United States of America. 

9 x io. 

113. Bust ; beard ; directed to the left, facing and 
looking to the front. Inscription, centre : 
Abraham Lincoln. \ Copied by permission from 
the original picture by Matthew Wilson | 
now in possession of Hon. Gideon Welles, Secy. 
of the Navy. \ Published by L. Prang 6 Co.> 
Boston, Mass. \ Entered according to Act of 
Congress in the year 1865 by L. Prang 6 Co. 
in . . . Massachusetts. 9f x nf. 

5 



PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. $1 

114. Bust; beard; directed to the front, facing 
and looking to the right. Oval. Inscription, 
centre : Abraham Lincoln \ Issued from Buf- 
fords 1 Print Publishing House, 313 Washing 
ton St. Boston, Mass. \ Entered according to 
Act of Congress in the year 1865 by J. H. 
Buffords, in . . . Mass. io x 12^. 

115. A. Bust; beard; directed and facing very 

slightly to the right, looking to the front. 
Inscription, centre: Abraham Lincoln 
right: Published by William Smith, 702, 
South Third St., Philada. i8J x 23^. 

B. Same, rounded off below top button of 
vest, colored. Black background. No 
inscription. 18^x22. 

116. Bust; beard; directed to the left, facing and 
looking very slightly to the right. Oval; 
face, background and border tinted. Inscrip 
tion, centre: Abraham Lincoln, \ Sixteenth 
President of the United States left: Though 
shrined in dust our President now lies \ The 
memory of his deeds shall ever bloom \ Twined 
with proud laurels shall the olive rise \ And 
wave unfading o er his honored tomb. right: 
To him the nation yields undying fame \ First 
on her heroes 1 list inscribe his name \ High o er 
the sctilptured marble let him stand \ The un 
selfish Patriot of his native land. i yf x 2 1 -J-. 



52 PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 

117. Bust; beard; directed, facing and looking to 
the right. Oval; tinted. Inscription, within 
the border: A. Lincoln [fac. sig.] under 
neath, centre : Abraham Lincoln, \ Late Presi 
dent of the U. S. Assassinated April \^th 
1865. 10^x14. 

118. Bust; beard; directed, facing and looking 
slightly to the left. Inscription, centre : Abra 
ham Lincoln \ the late President of the United 
States of America \ *fc \ \$th April 1865. | 
Verlag v. Seitz, Hamburg. 7 J x 9. 

119. Half-length, seated; beard; directed to the 
left, facing and looking to the front. Right 
arm apparently resting on arm of chair, hand 
holding quill pen ; left hand on lap. Inscrip 
tion, centre: Abraham Lincoln. 8x12. 

120. Description of this tallies with that of No. 119, 
but it is not the same lithograph. The 
former is darker in the hair, which is also 
higher, and there are other points of differ 
ence. Inscription, centre : Abraham Lincoln. 

7$xnJ. 

121. Chromo. Three-quarters length, seated ; beard ; 
directed and facing to the right, looking very 
slightly to the right. Right arm resting on arm 
of chair, left one on table, next to red book. 
Red curtain at left, on bottom of which is 



PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 53 

printed : Oelfarben-Druck 6 Verlag \ Berg 
6 Porsch, Berlin. No other inscription. 

i4f x 18. 

122. Three-quarters length; standing; beard; di 
rected slightly to the right, facing and looking 
to the right. Right hand thrust into breast 
of coat, left hand resting on Emancipation 
Proclamation lying on table, on which is also 
placed a high hat, behind which appears the 
top of a cane. Top part of a chair to the 
left, and curtain above. In background on 
the right is seen the Capitol at Washington. 
Inscription, centre: Abraham Lincoln. \ Is 
sued from Buffords Print Publishing House, 
313 Washington St. Boston. 8J x uj. 

123. Full-length, standing; clean-shaven ; directed 
to the left, facing and looking very slightly to 
the left. Right hand on paper on table, left 
hand on hip. Inscription, centre: Magee, 
316 Chesnut\&c\\ St. Phila. \ Abraham Lin 
coln | Entered according to Act of Congress, in 
the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, by J. 
Magee, in the year 1861. S^*?!- 

124. Full-length, standing ; beard ; directed, facing 
and looking to the front. Left hand on hip, 
right hand resting on sheet inscribed " Con 
stitution. Freedom," on table, on which are 



54 PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 

placed also books, a lamp, a globe with let 
tering "America," etc. Column and curtain 
in background on left. Chair behind fig 
ure, with three books on the floor beside it. 
A large rug takes up most of the floor space. 
Inscription, centre: Abraham Lincoln 
right: A. Lincoln, [fac. sig.]. 19x24^ 

125. Bust ; clean-shaven ; directed very slightly to 
the right, facing and looking to the right. 
Inscription, centre: Yours truly A. Lincoln 
[fac. sig.] | Hon. Abraham Lincoln right: 
J. H. Bufford s, Boston. 1 5! x 2 2 . 

" Painted by Thomas Hicks." Probably drawn on 
the stone by J. E. Baker. 

126. Colored. Half-length, seated; beard; di 
rected, facing and looking to the right. Cor 
ner of table with book at right. At bottom, 
near centre, "J. Baker" is lithographed on 
arm of chair. No other inscription. 

l8|X2 3 J. 

" After the Brady ( 64) photo." 

127. Bust; beard; directed, facing and looking to 
the right. In black oval border, decorated 
above with shield bearing U. S. colors, below 
with flag of U. S., both in colors. Max Ro- 
senlhal Del is lithographed inside the border, 
at the left, on the right arm. Inscription, 



PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 55 

centre : Abraham Lincoln \ Sixteenth Presi 
dent of the United States \ Born February 12, 
1809. Died April 15, 1865. | Published by 
L. N.Rosenthal, \ No. 327 Walnut St. Phila. 
Pa. 9xi2j. 

128. To the waist, seated ; beard ; directed to the 
left, facing and looking to the front. Right 
hand thrust into vest, left arm resting on arm 
of chair and holding book. Curtain and base 
of column in background. Black mourning 
border. Inscription, centre : Entered accord 
ing to Act of Congress in the year 1861, by 
Currier & Ives,in . . . New York \ Abraham 
Lincoln. \ Sixteenth President of the United 
States | Assassinated April 14^, 1865. 

Sfxuf. 

129. Bust ; beard ; directed to the front, facing and 
looking to the left. In oval border, placed 
in centre of" Proclamation of Emancipation " 
executed in ornamental penmanship, with 
five small designs interspersed. Inscription, 
centre : Entered according to act of Congress 
by A. Kidder in . . . Illinois left: De 
signed 6 executed by A. Kidder Publisher, 
office 429 Broadway N. Y. 86 Dearborn St. 
Chicago. | Lith. 6 printed by Chas. Shober 
Cor. Clark & Lake St. Chicago. 

L. P., 2^x3. 



$6 PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 

130. Bust; beard; directed, facing and looking to 
the right. The sheet is covered with the 
written " Emancipation Proclamations," cer 
tain portions of which are heavily shaded and 
thus form a dim picture of the President. 
The whole is set in an ornamental border, 
which encloses also in each corner at the 
bottom a design representing, respectively, 
the negro ill-treated in the South in " 1860 " 
and freed by the North in "1865." In 
scription, centre : Allegorical portrait of \ 
Abraham Lincoln. \ Respectfully dedicated to 
the Union Leagues of the United States by the 
Publishers \ Published by the Art Publishing 
Association of Philadelphia ; Swander Bishop 
6r> Co. | Entered according to Act of Congress 
in the year 1865, by Swander Bishop & Co. in 
. . . Pennsylvania left : Des. & Drawn 
with a Steel pen by R. Morris Swander 
right : Engraved facsimile by P. S. Duval &* 
Son Philada. J 5i x 2I 1- 

131. Full-length, standing; beard; directed to the 
front, facing and looking slightly to the right. 
Left hand on hip, right one on paper lying 
on table. Placed in centre of Emancipation 
Proclamation, written around the figure. 
Floral border above and below. Inscription, 
centre : The original \ Designed and Exe 
cuted \ entirely with a \ Pen \ by \ Gilman R. 



PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 57 

Russell | Prof, of Penmanship. -left: P. S. 
Duval fir* Son lith. Phila. right: Published 
by a Company. i7i x 2 5i- 



132. Bust; beard; directed, facing and looking to 
the left. Oval to the right. On left side is a 
similar portrait, in oval, of Washington, di 
rected and facing to the right, looking to the 
front. Between the portraits, an eagle, figure 
of Justice, Capitol (under which the title " The 
champions of freedom "). In left lower corner, 
Revolutionary soldiers ; in right lower corner, 
Union soldiers; etc., etc. Inscription, under 
neath, centre : Entered according to Act of 
Congress in the year 1865, by Samuel Mar 
shall in . . . Delaware left: Bradley & 
Co., Publishers No. 66 N. 4. St. Philada. 
right: P. S. Duval & Son lith. Phila. 

L. P., 7fx 9 |. 

133. Lincoln and Tad , as in No. 45, but more shown 
of the legs. Oval, in an ornamental, rectan 
gular border. Tinted. To the right, part of 
signature, beginning with "Y," cut off at 
oval line. Inscription, below, centre : Abra 
ham Lincoln, the martyred president. \ Assas 
sinated, April 14/7*, 1865 left, in the bor 
der : Pub. by John Smith, 756 So. tfh St. Phila. 

i8|x2 3 f. 

4* 



$8 PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 

GROUPS. 

134. Outbreak of the Rebellion. Davis and 
Southerners on left, in uproar and tearing 
American flag; Lincoln on right, addressing 
supporters of the Union; Columbia in the 
centre, with a figure of Justice militant. In 
scription, centre : Entered according to Act 
of Congress A. D. 1865, by Kimmel 6r* 
Forster in . . . New York. \ The outbreak of 
the Rebellion in the United States 1861 
right: Kimmel & Forster, N. Y. 24^- x 17. 

135. The Council of War. Signed P. Kramer, 
at bottom, near the right corner. Inscription, 
centre : Entered According to Act of Congress 
A. D. 1865 by N. P. Beers in . . . N. Y. \ 
The council of war \ " / propose to fight it out 
on this line if it takes all summer" \ U. S. 
Grant [fac. sig.]. The names of Porter, Far- 
ragut, Lincoln, Sherman, Thomas, Grant, and 
Sheridan, who compose the " Council," are 
printed under the picture. i8f x 14. 

136. Lincoln and his Family. Lincoln, seated, on 
the right, hands resting on book (" Constitu 
tion of the United States ") on leg; wife and 
the two boys on the left. Table between, 
behind which stands Robert in uniform. To 
the right, pedestal with bust of Washington. 



PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 59 

In background, arcade, with curtains, giving 
distant view of water and bills. Inscription, 
centre: Published by William Smith, Print- 
seller, no. 702 South Third St.Philada. \ Lin 
coln and his family. left : From an Orig 
inal Drawing by Ad. Biegemann right : 
lih [sic !] D. Wiest. 24x18. 

137. Lincoln Family. On left, Lincoln and Willie 
as in " Lincoln and Tad," No. 45, but car 
ried out to full length ; Robert standing be 
hind Lincoln s chair. On the right, Mrs. 
Lincoln, seated; "Tad" on low stool be 
side her. Table in centre. Inscription, 
centre : Entered according to Act of Congress 
in the Year 1865 by Wm. C. Robertson, in 
. . . New York. \ Abraham Lincoln dr* fam 
ily | Respectfully Dedicated to the People of the 
United States left : Designed 6 drawn by 
H. A. Thomas right : Published Imp. Wm. 
C. Robertson, 12 Ann St. N. Y. 16^x131. 

138. Freedom to the Slaves. Negro kneeling, kiss 
ing left hand of Lincoln, whose right hand 
points upward, while his right foot treads on 
broken fetters. Negro woman and two chil 
dren in back. Inscription, below, centre : 
freedom to the slaves \ Proclaimed January ist 
1863 ,by Abraham Lincoln, President of the 
United States. \ - Proclaim liberty throughout 



60 PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 

All the land unto All the inhabitants thereof" 

Lev. xxv. 10. left: Pubd. by Currier 

& Ives right: 152 Nassau St.N. Y. 

SJxnJ. 

139. Grand Reception . . . Numerous portraits of 
celebrities of the time. In foreground, Lin 
coln introducing Mrs. Grant to Mrs. Lincoln. 
Within border and on the lithograph appears: 
Lith. of Major fir* Knapp, 449 Broadway, 
N. Y. Inscription, below, centre: Entered 
according to Act of Congress in the year 1865 
by Frank Leslie in . . . N. York. \ Grand re 
ception of the notabilities of the nation, \ at the 

White Hotise 1865. 20 x i4f. 

140. Death-bed of Lincoln. In the right lower 
corner of the lithograph appears : P. Kra 
mer, Del, reversed. Inscription, centre : 
Entered According to Act of Congress A. D. 
1865 by N. P. Beers in . . . N. Y. left: 
Printed by A. Brett 6 Co. 83 Nassau St. \ 
Proof right : Published by Jones & Clark 
83 Nassau St. N. Y. Underneath are printed 
the names of the personages surrounding the 
bed. i8|x24f. 

141. Lincoln, supported by Father Time and an 
angel, is borne upward on clouds out of his 
tomb, which is lettered : A. Lincoln, \ Died 



PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 6l 

April 1 5th 1865. In foreground, an Indian 
and a genius of America, with armor, shield, 
eagle, etc. Figures of women and children in 
background to left. Signature D. Wiest in 
lower left-hand corner. Inscription, centre : 
Published by William Smith, Printseller No. 
702 South Third St. Phila. \ In memory of 
Abraham Lincoln. \ The reward of the just. 

i8J x 24. 

142. " Home of Abraham Lincoln." Tinted. Blue 
sky. Inscription, centre : title as above 
left : L. Prang & Co. lith. Boston. 13! x 1 1. 



143. Process plate. Line. Bust ; beard ; directed, 
facing and looking to the right. Placed in 
upper half of large sheet headed The Auto 
biography of Abraham Lincoln, the autobiog 
raphy appearing below in facsimile of Lincoln s 
writing. Inscription, underneath, centre : 
Entered according to Act of Congress in the 
year 1872 by Jesse W. Fell, in . . . Washing 
ton | Published by James R. Osgood & Co. 
Boston. L. P., 7 J x 9^. 

144. Process plate. Bust; beard; directed, facing 
and looking to the right. Inscription, centre : 
Abraham Lincoln left: copyright 1894 by 
the Taber Art Co. right: painted by Cyrus 
Cobb. 14 x 17. 



62 PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 

145. Process plate. Reproduction of bas-relief. 
Bust; clean-shaven; directed slightly to the 
right, facing and looking to the right (almost 
profile). Inscription, top, centre : Abraham 
Lincoln to?, left: MDCCC \ IX top, 
right: MDCCC \ LXV left, near bottom: 
H. H. | Zearing \ Sculpt \ Chicago \ 92 
right lower corner: Copyright 1892. 7x9. 



DRAWINGS 
AND MISCELLANIES. 

146. Oil-painting in black-and-white by F. B. 
Carpenter. For description, see No. 48, F. 
Halpin s engraving of this. 

147. Lincoln Family. Oil-painting in black-and- 
white by F. B. Carpenter. For description, 
see No. 102, J. C. Buttre s engraving of this. 

36^x27. 

148. Abraham Lincoln entering Richmond. Black- 
and-white drawing by Thomas Nast. Lin 
coln (with beard, wearing high hat and long 
frock coat) accompanied by escort of sail 
ors and surrounded by enthusiastic negroes. 
Signed Th : Nast 1/68. In lower right cor 
ner: Lincoln entering Richmond, Va., April 
4//z, 1865. 18x24. 

Owned by Union League Club, N. Y. 
63 



04 PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 

149. Lincoln at Willard s Hotel. Black-and-white 
drawing by Pierre Morand. Full-length, 
standing; beard; directed to the left, head 
in profile to the left. Lincoln at window with 
shade pulled down, wearing high hat, resting 
elbows on sill, right hand holding roll of pa 
per, legs crossed. In lower left corner is 
written At Willard s June 1864. 3-Jx 7. 

150. Black-and-white drawing by Massard, " About 
1865." Bust; beard; directed, facing and 
looking to the right. 

Drawn part measures 4-Jf x 6-J-J. 



151. Water-color drawing by David Hunter Stro- 
ther (Porte Crayon]. Full-length, standing ; 
beard ; directed to the front, facing and look 
ing to the left. Wearing high hat and long 
blue coat; right hand holding umbrella, left 
hand outstretched. Signed " D. H. S." in 
lower right corner; "at Richmond, 1865 | 
9 April " in lower left corner. 3^- x 7^. 

152. "Abraham Lincoln in the War Office." 
Black-and-white by David Hunter Strother 
(Porte Crayon]. Full-length, standing; beard; 
directed and facing to the left, looking to the 
front. Wearing high hat, left hand holding 
paper, right grasping umbrella. "Map of 
Virginia" at top, to right. Signed " D. H. S." 



PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 65 

in lower right corner; "1864" in left lower 
corner. 2ff x 6-^. 

153. Original block engraved by G. Kruell. 

(See No. 59 for description.) 9$ x 13. 

154. Bronze circular bas-relief by C. Calverley. 
Bust;, beard ; profile to the right. Inscription, 
around circle: Abraham Lincoln Feb 12 
1809. April- 14 1865. At bottom: C. Cal 
verley. 1898. Copyright. Diameter, loj. 

155. Plaster-of- Paris bas-relief by Charles Calver 
ley. Head; beard; profile to the right. 

Rectangular, 14! x 194. 

" Original model for the marble bas-relief executed 
for the Union League Club, 1869." 

156. Medal of bronze, gilded. Head; beard; pro 
file to the left. Inscription on circumference : 
Dedie par la democratic fran^aise a Lincoln 
President deuxfois elu des Etates- Unis un 
derneath head : Franky Magniadas. On the 
reverse, a tomb; a winged female genius on the 
left, with an anchor and a bale of goods; on the 
right, two half-naked negroes, one with musket 
and bayonet. To the right, ballot-box labeled 
" vote." At top, American eagle with the usual 
symbols (shield, arrows, branch, and band 
inscribed " e pluribus unum ") surrounded 
by stars and rays. In background, a ship at 
the left, a locomotive at the right. Inscrip- 



66 PORTRAITS OF LINCOLN. 

tion on tomb : Lincoln Phonnete homme \ 
abolit Vesclavage retablit V union \ sauva la 
Republique \ sans voiler la statue de la liberte 
| il fnt as sas sine le 14 avril \ 1865. Under 
neath, in straight line : Franky-Magniadas 
following curve of medal : liberte egalite 
fraternite. Diameter, 3^. 

Said to have been got up, by subscription, by French 
workmen. 

157. Bronze life mask of Lincoln by L. W. Volk. 
Inscription on the back : This cast was made 
for R. W. Gilder, a subscriber to the fund 
for the purchase and presentation to the United 
States Government of the original mask made 
in Chicago, April, 1860, by Leonard W. Volk 
from the living face of Abraham Lincoln. 

This cast was taken from the first replica of the 
original in New York City, February, 1884. 

158. Bronze cast of Lincoln s hands by L. W. Volk. 
Inscription on each hand : Copyright 1886 
by Leonard W. Volk. This cast of the hand 
of Abraham Lincoln was made from the first 
replica of the original made at Springfield, 
III., the Sunday following his nomination to 
the presidency in 1860. 

159. Group of 14 photographs, on a number of 
which most of the known engraved portraits 
of Lincoln are based. 



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