Image ID: AJKB


by Walker (Lewis E.)



Locations & Lines:

Washington DC; District of Columbia


Lincoln (Abraham)


Allen County Public Library; Illinois Library; Library of Congress; National Portrait Gallery

Wikipedia says: The short haircut was perhaps suggested by Lincoln’s barber to facilitate the taking of his life mask by Clark Mills. Lincoln knew from experience how long hair could cling to plaster. From an 1865 stereograph long attributed to Mathew Brady, was actually taken by Lewis Emory Walker, a government photographer, about February 1865 and published for him by the E. & H. T. Anthony Co., of New York.

Ostendorf, no. 103
Meserve, no. 92

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