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Anthony, E. "Mrs. Lincoln & Sons"

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05136.19 Author/Creator: Anthony, E. Place Written: Springfield, Illinois Type: Photograph Date: no date Pagination: 1 carte de visite ; 10.9 x 7.3 cm.

Summary of Content: White mount. Full length, standing view of Mary Lincoln in between Willie and Tad Lincoln. Stamp of J[?]as. S. Waters, Baltimore, on verso.

People: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Brady, Mathew B., 1823-1896

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: PhotographyCivil WarFirst LadyChildren and FamilyGovernment and CivicsWomen's History

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