RR Auction Platinum Print Photograph of Abraham Lincoln

23 Jul

RR Auction Abraham LincolnDesirable mounted platinum print photograph of Lincoln, 7.75 x 9.5, printed by George B. Ayres circa 1890 from the original negative taken by Alexander Hesler shot in Springfield, Illinois, in 1860. Affixed to a slightly larger mount, with a copyright credit on the reverse, “Copyright, Geo. B. Ayres, Phila,” and a “G. E. Ayres, Copyright 1881,” photographer’s stamp to lower left corner. In fine condition, with some scattered light surface marks, visible only at an extreme angle. A very presentable and desirable period portrait of the president. RR Auction COA.

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