Abraham and Tad Lincoln Albumen Print,
Scope and Content
The collection contains an albumen print depicting Tad and Abraham Lincoln reviewing a book. The image is 5-1/2" by 7-1/4' and is mounted on a larger piece of cardboard. The original image was taken at Brady Studios on February 9, 1864.
- 1864 - 1864
Collection is open for research.
Permission to publish material from the Abraham and Tad Lincoln Albumen Print must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.
Brady Studio, owned by photographer Mathew Brady (1823-1896), was established in Washington, D.C. Before the outbreak of the Civil War, Brady made daguerreotypes of influential politicians of his day. During the Civil War, Brady organized a team of photographers and documented the war, producing thousands of images before its end.
0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
Language of Materials
The collection contains an albumen print depicting Tad and Abraham Lincoln reviewing a book. The image is 5-1/2" by 7-1/4' and is mounted on a larger piece of cardboard.
The Abraham and Tad Lincoln Albumen Print was purchased by Special Collections in July 2012.
The processing, arrangement, and description of the Abraham and Tad Lincoln Albumen Print was completed in August 2013.
- Abraham and Tad Lincoln Albumen Photograph, 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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Blacksburg Virginia 24061 US