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Earliest known daguerreotype of Abraham Lincoln (1846)
March 6, 1865 Final photograph in life
Photograph of Abraham Lincoln taken by Mathew Brady on January 8, 1864
The photograph Victor David Brenner used to make his bas-relief for the 1909 Lincoln Penny
The president with his son, Tad Lincoln, in 1864
Lincoln ambrotype taken in Springfield by Preston Butler on August 13, 1860
Lincoln ambrotype taken in Beardstown, Illinois, by 18-year-old Abraham Byers on May 7, 1858
Samuel G. Alschuler, the photographer, lent Lincoln his coat for this 1858 ambrotype taken in Urbana, Illinois
1858 ambrotype of Lincoln taken by Calvin Jackson in Pittsfield, Illinois
1858 ambrotype of Lincoln taken by William Judkins Thomson in Monmouth, Illinois
1858 photo of Lincoln attributed to Roderick M. Cole of Peoria, Illinois
The only photograph of Abraham Lincoln in death: Jeremiah Gurney, Jr. took the photo on April 24, 1865, as President Lincoln lay in state in City Hall in New York
Abraham Lincoln at Antietam
Abraham Lincoln at Gettysburg
Mathew Brady took this photo of Abraham Lincoln hours before Lincoln gave his Cooper Union Address on February 27, 1860
Abraham Lincoln photograph taken by Anthony Berger on February 9, 1864; used for the new $5 bill
Abraham Lincoln meets with General George McClellan at Antietam on October 3, 1862
Alexander Gardner took this photo of Abraham Lincoln on Sunday, February 5, 1865
Alexander Gardner took this photo of Abraham Lincoln on Sunday, November 8, 1863
Oil painting of Abraham Lincoln by artist and sculptor Richard R. Miller
Photograph of President-elect Lincoln taken by Alexander Gardner at Mathew Brady's gallery in Washington on February 24, 1861
Lincoln photo taken by Mathew Brady on Friday, January 8, 1864
The first photo of Abraham Lincoln after he started growing his beard. Taken by Samuel G. Alschuler on November 25, 1860.
Abraham Lincoln at Antietam
Photograph of Abraham Lincoln taken by Alexander Gardner in Washington on Sunday, February 5, 1865
Color Print of Gardner Photograph ©2006 James Nance
Early 1865 photograph of Abraham Lincoln taken by Lewis Emory Walker
Mathew B. Brady photo of Abraham Lincoln probably taken in Washington on April 6, 1861
The last photograph of Abraham Lincoln in Springfield. It was taken February 9, 1861, by Christopher Smith German
Known as the "tousled hair" pose; photo taken by Alexander Hesler in Chicago on February 28, 1857
Photograph of Lincoln by Mathew B. Brady on Friday, January 8, 1864
Ambrotype of Abraham Lincoln taken by Amon T. Joslin in Danville, Illinois, about May 27, 1857
Taken by Polycarp von Schneidau in Peoria, Illinois, on October 27, 1854; the original daguerreotype was lost but image resurfaced in 1858
Ambrotype of Abraham Lincoln taken by T.P. Pearson in Macomb, Illinois, on August 26, 1858
Photograph of Abraham Lincoln taken by Samuel M. Fassett in Chicago on October 4, 1859
Abraham Lincoln photographed with his secretaries, John Nicolay (left) and John Hay (right)
Abraham Lincoln photographed holding his glasses and a newspaper on August 9, 1863
Abraham Lincoln photograph by Anthony Berger on February 9, 1864; used for the old $5 bill
Abraham Lincoln photograph by Alexander Hesler on June 3, 1860
Abraham Lincoln photographed by Mathew Brady in 1861
Abraham Lincoln photographed by William Marsh in Springfield on May 20, 1860
Abraham Lincoln photographed by Edward Barnwell in Decatur, Illinois, on May 9, 1860
Abraham Lincoln photographed by Alexander Gardner less than two weeks before the Gettysburg Address

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