After Mathew Brady (1822-96). [Abraham Lincoln]
From “A Popular History of the United States…” New York: Charles Scribner’s & Sons, 1881. 5 x 3 ¾ (image). Engraving on chine appliqué mounted on a backing sheet. Very good condition.
A very strong, patriotic image of Abraham Lincoln, by an unknown engraver, after Brady’s photograph of Lincoln taken on February 9, 1864. This photograph of Lincoln was used as a basis for the $5 bill.