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The Last Photo of Lincoln

When Abraham Lincoln’s remains arrived in New York City on April 24, 1865, hundreds of thousands of its once-antagonistic citizens gathered to mourn him.
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Lincoln Gets Buzzed

Looking notably robust near his 56th birthday, Abraham Lincoln sat for this portrait by an un­known photographer around February 1865.
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Lincoln or Bust

Abraham Lincoln posed for several famous photographs at Alexander Gardner’s Washington, D.C., gallery on November 8, 1863: one with his private secretaries John Nicolay and John Hay, and another...
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Standing Tall

Lincoln sat for this unique photograph—“stood” would actually be a more accurate description—sometime in the summer of 1860.
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Mary Liked the Clean-Shaven Look

  In February 1861, longtime Illinois residents Abraham and Mary Lincoln moved their family to Washington, D.C., where the new president took up...