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Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)
ca. 1864
D. W. Butterfield
USA: Massachusetts, Boston
Photograph on paper
overall: 9 3/4 x 7 7/8 in.; 24.765 x 20.0025 cm
Gift of Prescott Richardson Collection
91.055.45

Black and white photograph depicting portrait bust of Abraham Lincoln in "twisted tie" pose; beneath image reads "LINCOLN"; lower left of image reads "Photo by / D. W. BUTTERFIELD / Boston, Mass. / 1864"; reverse in pencil reads "(Clark & Warks Co. / 144 Dudley St. Boston) / Notice the title / of Bow Tie"; paper label has image of Lincoln, reads "8 X 10 PHOTOGRAPH OF / ABRAHAM LINCOLN / made from original plate taken by me in / White House, Washington, D.C., April 1864, by / wet process, of superior excellence, sent post paid / for $1.00, carefully wrapped and signed by me. / DAVID W. BUTTERFIELD, Photographer / 81 Dudley Street, Roxbury Dist., BOSTON, MASS."



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