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Brady's National Photographic Gallery [carte de visite, full-length, standing view of unidentified boy]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05136.20 Author/Creator: Brady's National Photographic Gallery Place Written: New York, New York Type: Photograph Date: no date Pagination: 1 carte de visite ; 11.3 x 7.2 cm.

Summary of Content: White mount with gold border. Full-length, standing view of unidentified dark-haired boy in knee pants holding hat, perhaps age 4 or 5.

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

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: PhotographyChildren and Family

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