Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

This is Mathew Brady's first famous photograph of Lincoln, known as the "Cooper Union" portrait. Lincoln would later say that this photograph along with the speech he gave later that night in New York were the forces that propelled him into the White House.

Date:
February 27, 1860
Original Format:
Ambrotype
Item#:
MES63054
Photographer:
Mathew Brady
Height:
2671px
Width:
1527px
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