Peer Into The Past
On Sunday, August 9, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln, along with his secretary John Hay, visited photographer Alexander Gardner’s new Washington, D.C. studio at 7th and D Street, above Shephard and...
[President-elect Abraham Lincoln]
Title: [President-elect Abraham Lincoln] Creator: Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882 Date: February 24, 1861 Part Of: Alexander Gardner cartes de visite and portraits Place: Washington D.C. Physical Description: 1 photographic print: albumen: 26 x 21 cm. File: ag2005_0004_06r_lincolnseated_opt.jpg Rights: Please cite DeGolyer Library, Southern Methodist University when using this file. A high-resolution version of this file may be obtained for a fee. For details see the…
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The last photograph of President Lincoln while alive, taken in 1865 by Alexander Gardner. - From Twitter
Amazing full-color Civil War photos bring the era's characters to life
Two colorists have combined their skills with photographs and fascination for the American Civil War to create a remarkable series of color photographs from the era.