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The Last Photograph of Abraham Lincoln, Large Format

Lot 0511
The Last Photograph of Abraham Lincoln, Large Format Albumen Photograph by Warren, in Rare Largest Size

Albumen vignette portrait published by Henry F. Warren of Waltham, MA, with recto imprint: "The Latest Photograph of President Lincoln / Taken on the Balcony at the White House, March 6, 1865 ." Waltham made three negatives that day, one of which was lost, and they are believed to be the only photographs of Lincoln taken between his second inaugural and death. This pose is cataloged by Ostendorf as O-112. Albumen print measures 10 x 13 in., on 10.5 x 15.25 in. mount. Penciled in the extreme lower right margin, " Original print (not from a copy negative) ." Warren sold this photograph in several sizes. All are rare, but this version is the largest and rarest.

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The Last Photograph of Abraham Lincoln, Large Format

Estimate $4,000 - $6,000Oct 31, 2018
6270 Este Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45232
United States
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