A Guide to the Abraham Lincoln Tintype, 1864 Lincoln, Abraham Tintype Ms2013-043

A Guide to the Abraham Lincoln Tintype, 1864

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2013-043


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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
Ms2013-043
Title
Abraham Lincoln Tintype, 1864
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Creator
Berger, Anthony, Photographer
Language
English
Abstract
The collection contains an Abraham Lincoln gem size 3/4" x 1" campaign tintype issued for the 1864 Presidential race.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the Abraham Lincoln Tintype must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Abraham Lincoln Tintype, Ms2013-043, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Abraham Lincoln Tintype was purchased by Special Collections in July 2012.

Processing Information

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

Scope and Content

The collection contains an Abraham Lincoln gem size 3/4" x 1" campaign tintype issued for the 1864 Presidential race. The image of Lincoln is known as the "Berger Pose," and was taken at Mathew Brady's Washington, D.C. on February 9, 1864 by one of his operatives, Anthony Berger. The picture is surrounded by a decorative golden frame with floral accents in each corner.

Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
  • Subjects:

  • Civil War
  • Presidents--United States--Election--1864
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Berger, Anthony, Photographer
  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

Contents List

Folder 1
Tintype, 1864