Colorized photos of Abraham Lincoln

Colorized photos of Abraham Lincoln

5 February 1865 Alexander Gardner photo of Abraham Lincoln | This is the last official portrait of President Lincoln, taken in February 1865 by Alexander Gardner (Gardner worked for Matthew Brady and actually took many of the photos attributed to Brady). There are a few more informa, pictures taken in March 1865 by Henry F. Warren.  The President is holding spectacles and a pencil. Glass transparency.

WHAT IS THE LAST KNOWN PICTURE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN ALIVE?

February Abraham Lincoln - arguably the best president of the United States. Ordered the Emancipation Proclamation. Photograph by Alexander Gardner.

16th President - Abraham Lincoln -with Tabby. Tabby was the first white house cat.

Abraham Lincoln was the first president to bring a cat into the White House. When Abe Lincoln assumed office, his son, Tad, asked to bring his cat - named Tabby - on the trip from Illinois to the nation's capital, Lincoln was compelled to agree.

First photo to show Abraham Lincoln with beard, 1860

How Abraham Lincoln went from a clean-shaven candidate to a bearded president. "The Evolution of a Beard" slideshow: nyti.

William Wallace Lincoln, 11-year-old son of Abraham and Mary, died at the White House on February 20, 1862. He apparently died of Typhus, contracted by contaminated water. Elizabeth Keckly, the former slave who designed Mrs. Lincoln's beautiful wardrobe, washed and dressed him. When the President gazed at him, he mourned, "My poor boy, he was too good for this earth. God has called him home..."

In an elegant White House guest room, the son of Abraham and Mary Lincoln lay ill in a huge carved rosewood bed, now known as the Lincoln Bed. on February William Wallace Lincoln died.

Rare Tintype of Abraham Lincoln photographed on July 1858 in the Studio of J.C.F. Polycarpus Von Schneidau, Chicago, Illinois. Fantastic early photograph of Lincoln in this format/process.  *s*

tuesday-johnson: ca. [ninth-plate copy tintype of the lost Polycarpus Von Schneidau daguerreotype of Lincoln, taken in Chicago in via The Rail Splitter

Eddie, Abe's second son. Died just shy of his fourth birthday in 1850.  Cause of death: "chronic consumption"

*EDDIE BAKER LINCOLN ~ (March Second son of Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln. He was named after lincoln's friend Edward Dickinson baker. Both his mother and father spelled his name "Eddy"; the National Park Service uses "Eddie", which is on his gravestone.

Abraham Lincoln by Alexander Gardner on 8 November 1863 (Library of Congress)

Check out these quotes from Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth president of the United States whose famous words often take on iconic proportions.

This old photo of Abraham Lincoln was taken before he had his beard and is one of the displays at the Indiana State Museum's exhibit "The Lincolns: Five Generations of an American Family."

Abraham Lincoln didn't grow a beard until after his 1860 election as president. This photo is part of the Indiana State Museum exhibit, "The Lincolns: Five Generations of an American Family." It opens Feb. From the Indy Star

The gun that John Wilkes Booth used to kill Abraham Lincoln in 1865.

The gun that John Wilkes Booth used to kill Abraham Lincoln in 1865.

The gun that John Wilkes Booth used to kill Abraham Lincoln in gun John Wilkes Booth used to assassinate Abraham Lincoln.] Artifact in the museum collection, National Park Service, Ford's Theatre National Historic Site, Washington, D.

According to many historians, this is the earliest known photo of Abraham Lincoln. Facial recognition technology supports this claim.

According to many historians, this is the earliest known photo of Abraham Lincoln. Facial recognition technology supports this claim. the jaw angle is all wrong and his ears are oval and angled.

The only photograph of Abraham Lincoln delivering the Gettysburg Address, he is in the center without a hat

The only photograph of Abraham Lincoln delivering the Gettysburg Address. He is in the lower center WITHOUT a hat.

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