The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Collection

Earliest portrait of Abraham Lincoln

This image is based on a daguerreotype taken of Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States, when he was between the ages of 35 and 40, or between the years 1844 and 1849. His son, Robert T. Lincoln, owned the original image.


13.3 x 11 cm

Tribune Company

black and white

  • English

  • still image
  • text

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  • The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Image Collection

  • Chicago Sunday Tribune (November 10, 1895), n.p.

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