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Candidates for the Presidency

Candidates for the Presidency
Alternate Title
Abraham Lincoln; Hannibal Hamlin; Edward Everett; John Bell; Joseph Lane; Herschel Vespasian Johnson; Stephen Arnold Douglas; John Cabell Breckinridge
Artist
Charles DeForest Fredricks, 11 Dec 1823 - 25 May 1894
Sitter
Abraham Lincoln, 12 Feb 1809 - 15 Apr 1865
Hannibal Hamlin, 27 Aug 1809 - 4 Jul 1891
Edward Everett, 11 Apr 1794 - 15 Jan 1865
John Bell, 18 Feb 1796 - 10 Sep 1869
Joseph Lane, 14 Dec 1801 - 19 Apr 1881
Herschel Vespasian Johnson, 18 Sep 1812 - 16 Aug 1880
Stephen Arnold Douglas, 23 Apr 1813 - 3 Jun 1861
John Cabell Breckinridge, 15 Jan 1821 - 17 May 1875
Date
1860
Type
Photograph
Medium
Salted paper print
Dimensions
Image (each): 4.6 × 3.4 cm (1 13/16 × 1 5/16")
Sheet: 18.9 × 13.3 cm (7 7/16 × 5 1/4")
Mount: 34.2 × 26.6 cm (13 7/16 × 10 1/2")
Topic
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Bowtie
John Bell: Male
John Bell: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
John Bell: Politics and Government\Presidential Candidate
John Bell: Politics and Government\Cabinet member\Secretary of War
John Bell: Politics and Government\US Senator\Tennessee
John Bell: Politics and Government\State Senator\Tennessee
Stephen Arnold Douglas: Male
Stephen Arnold Douglas: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Stephen Arnold Douglas: Politics and Government\Presidential Candidate
Stephen Arnold Douglas: Politics and Government\US Senator\Illinois
Stephen Arnold Douglas: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Illinois
Stephen Arnold Douglas: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Illinois
Stephen Arnold Douglas: Law and Law Enforcement\Judge\Justice\State Supreme Court Justice\Illinois
John Cabell Breckinridge: Male
John Cabell Breckinridge: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
John Cabell Breckinridge: Politics and Government\Presidential Candidate
John Cabell Breckinridge: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US
John Cabell Breckinridge: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Civil War army officer
John Cabell Breckinridge: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Business executive\Railroad
John Cabell Breckinridge: Politics and Government\Cabinet member\Secretary of War\Confederate Secretary of War
John Cabell Breckinridge: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Kentucky
John Cabell Breckinridge: Politics and Government\US Senator\Kentucky
Joseph Lane: Male
Joseph Lane: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer
Joseph Lane: Natural Resource Occupations\Agriculturist\Farmer
Joseph Lane: Politics and Government\US Senator\Oregon
Joseph Lane: Politics and Government\Governor\Oregon
Joseph Lane: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Indiana
Joseph Lane: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Delegate
Hannibal Hamlin: Male
Hannibal Hamlin: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Hannibal Hamlin: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US
Hannibal Hamlin: Natural Resource Occupations\Agriculturist
Hannibal Hamlin: Military and Intelligence\Soldier
Hannibal Hamlin: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Minister
Hannibal Hamlin: Education and Scholarship\Administrator\Smithsonian Institution\Regent
Hannibal Hamlin: Crafts and Trades\Printer
Hannibal Hamlin: Politics and Government\US Senator\Maine
Hannibal Hamlin: Politics and Government\Governor\Maine
Hannibal Hamlin: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Maine
Herschel Vespasian Johnson: Male
Herschel Vespasian Johnson: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Herschel Vespasian Johnson: Law and Law Enforcement\Judge
Herschel Vespasian Johnson: Politics and Government\Governor\Georgia
Herschel Vespasian Johnson: Politics and Government\US Senator\Georgia
Herschel Vespasian Johnson: Politics and Government\Vice-Presidential Candidate
Herschel Vespasian Johnson: Politics and Government\Statesman\Confederate
Edward Everett: Male
Edward Everett: Politics and Government\Statesman
Edward Everett: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Massachusetts
Edward Everett: Politics and Government\Governor\Massachusetts
Edward Everett: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Lecturer
Edward Everett: Education and Scholarship\Administrator\University administrator\University president
Edward Everett: Politics and Government\Cabinet member\Secretary of State
Edward Everett: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Minister
Edward Everett: Religion and Spirituality\Clergy\Minister
Edward Everett: Politics and Government\US Senator\Massachusetts
Abraham Lincoln: Male
Abraham Lincoln: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Abraham Lincoln: Military and Intelligence\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.97.103
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery