FRAMED ABRAHAM LINCOLN PORTRAIT; PHOTOGRAPHIC PRINT BY KING V. HOSTICK

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This photograph of Abraham Lincoln was produced by King V. Hostick from an original negative recorded by Alexander Hesler in 1860. Made from negatives discovered in 1952 by collector King V. Hostick who had Springfield photographer Herbert Georg make this 11” x 14” print from the original negative.

This side-view photograph was one of four poses recorded on June 3, 1860, by Alexander Hesler in Springfield, Illinois, two weeks after Lincoln was nominated for President at the Republican National Convention in Chicago. They were well received by many, including Lincoln, who said of this three-quarter pose, “That looks better and expresses me better than any I have ever seen; if it pleases the people I am satisfied.”

Photograph of Abraham Lincoln, 11” x 14”, copyrighted 1956. With single mat and in 19 ½” x 23” frame.  Fine condition.  [jet]

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