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Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln
Artist
William H. Pratt, 1858 - 1888?
Copy after
Anthony Berger, active 1860s
Sitter
Abraham Lincoln, 12 Feb 1809 - 15 Apr 1865
Date
1865
Type
Print
Medium
Lithograph on paper
Dimensions
Image: 31.3 x 22.9cm (12 5/16 x 9")
Sheet: 38.1 × 30.5cm (15 × 12")
Mat: 71.1 x 55.9cm (28 x 22")
Topic
Abraham Lincoln: Male
Abraham Lincoln: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Abraham Lincoln: Military\Soldier
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\President of US
Abraham Lincoln: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Environmentalist
Abraham Lincoln: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Illinois
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\Government Official\Surveyor
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\State Senator\Illinois
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\Government Official\Postmaster
Abraham Lincoln: Crafts and Trades\Boat builder
Portrait
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Object number
NPG.84.203
Exhibition Label
Yankee printmakers capitalized on the positive reception given the Emancipation Proclamation by issuing scores of commemorative prints. In this lithograph, Abraham Lincoln’s portrait is formed from the text of the proclamation.
Los grabadores yanquis aprovecharon la acogida que tuvo la Proclamación de Emancipación para imprimir cantidad de grabados conmemorativos. En esta litografía, la imagen de Abraham Lincoln está formada por el texto de la proclama.
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery