Abraham Lincoln in 1858
Here is Abraham Lincoln as he looked just two years before his election to the presidency. Though he had a reputation as a backwoods storyteller, he was a man of intense political ambition, as this ambrotype portrait clearly reveals. It was taken on August 26, 1858 at Macomb, Illinois by T. P. Pearson.
- August 26, 1858
- Original Format:
- T. P. Pearson (Macomb)
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