Abraham Lincoln Tintype,
Scope and Content
The collection contains an Abraham Lincoln gem size 3/4" x 1" campaign tintype issued for the 1864 Presidential race. The image of Lincoln is known as the "Berger Pose," and was taken at Mathew Brady's Washington, D.C. on February 9, 1864 by one of his operatives, Anthony Berger. The picture is surrounded by a decorative golden frame with floral accents in each corner.
- 1864 - 1864
- Berger, Anthony (Photographer) (Person)
Collection is open for research.
Permission to publish material from the Abraham Lincoln Tintype must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.
0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
Language of Materials
The collection contains an Abraham Lincoln gem size 3/4" x 1" campaign tintype issued for the 1864 Presidential race.
The Abraham Lincoln Tintype was purchased by Special Collections in July 2012.
The processing, arrangement, and description of the Abraham Lincoln Tintype was completed in August 2013.
- Abraham Lincoln Tintype, 1864
- Hannah Bochain, Student Assistant and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist
- © 2013 Virginia Tech. All rights reserved.
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Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech Repository
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