Illinois Congressman-elect Abraham Lincoln at age 37

Title

Illinois Congressman-elect Abraham Lincoln at age 37

Description

Quarter plate daguerreotype of Abraham Lincoln, Congressman-elect from Illinois, in 1846 or 1847. Attributed to Nicholas H. Shepherd, based on the recollections of Gibson W. Harris, a law student in Lincoln's office from 1845 to 1847.

Creator

Shepherd, Nicholas H.

Source

Library of Congress

Rights

This file has been identified as being free of known restrictions under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights. This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under the digital ID cph.3g02439.

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Citation

Shepherd, Nicholas H., “Illinois Congressman-elect Abraham Lincoln at age 37,” SCRC Virtual Museum at Southern Illinois University's Morris Library, accessed December 2, 2022, https://scrcexhibits.omeka.net/items/show/684.

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