Lincoln, Abraham and Tad Albumen Photograph

Abraham and Tad Lincoln Albumen Photograph, 1864 Ms.2013.056


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Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech

Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061
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Hannah Bochain, Student Assistant and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.2013.056
Title
Abraham and Tad Lincoln Albumen Print,1864
URL:
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=vt/viblbv01245.xml
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet, 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

Use Restrictions

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

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

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 image was taken at Brady Studios on February 9, 1864.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Civil War
  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
  • Lincoln, Thomas, 1853-1871
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

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

Container List

folder 1
Print,
1864