A Guide to the Abraham and Tad Lincoln Albumen Print, 1864 Lincoln, Abraham and Tad Albumen Print Ms2013-056

Abraham and Tad Lincoln Albumen Print, 1864

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2013-056


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Processed by: Hannah Bochain, Student Assistant and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist, Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2013-056
Title
Abraham and Tad Lincoln Albumen Print, 1864
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Creator
Brady, Mathew B., approximately 1823-1896
Language
English
Abstract
The collection contains an albumen print depicting Tad and Abraham Lincoln reviewing a book. The image is 5-1/2" by 7-1/4' and is mounted on a larger piece of cardboard.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the Abraham and Tad Lincoln Albumen Print must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Abraham and Tad Lincoln Albumen Print, Ms2013-056, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Abraham and Tad Lincoln Albumen Print was purchased by Special Collections in July 2012.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Abraham and Tad Lincoln Albumen Print was completed in August 2013.


Historical Note

Brady Studio, owned by photographer Mathew Brady (1823-1896), was established in Washington, D.C. Before the outbreak of the Civil War, Brady made daguerreotypes of influential politicians of his day. During the Civil War, Brady organized a team of photographers and documented the war, producing thousands of images before its end.

Scope and Content

The collection contains an albumen print depicting Tad and Abraham Lincoln reviewing a book. The image is 5-1/2" by 7-1/4' and is mounted on a larger piece of cardboard. The original photograph was taken at Brady Studios on February 9, 1864.

Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
  • Lincoln, Thomas, 1853-1871
  • Subjects:

  • Civil War
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

Contents List

Folder 1
Print, 1864

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Brady, Mathew B., approximately 1823-1896
  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
  • Lincoln, Thomas, 1853-1871