Eliza Paul Kirkbride Gurney (1801-1881)
Eliza Paul Kirkbride Gurney traveled all across the United States and England, visiting Orthodox Quaker communities. In 1836, she married Joseph John Gurney, probably the most influential Quaker in England. Gurney was antislavery in her views and the Civil War presented her with a dilemma: she could not break with her pacifism, but she wished for the North to win. In October 1862 she visited Abraham Lincoln to encourage him to rely on God's guidance. Lincoln asked Gurney to correspond with him.
- 1870 circa 5 years
- Original Format:
- Carte de Visite
- Walmsley (Philadelphia)
- download hi-res watermarked image
All Licensed images are available for download as jpeg files at 300 dpi of original size.
If your project requires an image at higher resolution, please contact us (be sure to include item number). Custom requests may require an additional charge.