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An engraving of Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth President of the United States. He successfully led the country through its greatest internal crisis, the Civil War, saving the Union and ending slavery, only to be assassinated as the war was virtually over. Before becoming the first Republican elected to the Presidency, Lincoln was a lawyer, an Illinois state legislator, and a member of the United States House of Representatives.
Item Number: 320
Call Number: B Lincoln, Abraham *30
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 320
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Lawyers
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Politicians
Collections - Photograph
Date - 1861-1869 - 1861
Government and Politics - Federal Government - Presidents - Lincoln, Abraham
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph - Carte-de-visite
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Original Art - Engraving
People - Notable People - Lincoln, Abraham
Thematic Time Period - Civil War, 1861-1865
Type of Material - Illustrations - Lithographs and Engravings
Type of Material - Photographs - Format - Carte de visite