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[President Abraham Lincoln, Major General John A. McClernand (right), and E. J. Allen (Allan Pinkerton, left), Chief of the Secret Service of the United States, at Secret Service Department, Headquarters Army of the Potomac, near Antietam, Maryland]

Artist:
Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)
Person in Photograph:
Allan Pinkerton (American, born Scotland, Glasgow 1819–1884 Chicago)
Person in Photograph:
Abraham Lincoln (American, Hardin County, Kentucky 1809–1865 Washington, D.C.)
Person in Photograph:
John Alexander McClernand (American, Breckinridge County, Kentucky 1812–1900 Springfield, Illinois)
Date:
October 3, 1862
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 20 x 18.5 cm (7 7/8 x 7 5/16 in.) Mount: 22.8 x 21.3 cm (9 x 8 3/8 in.) Mount: 34.1 x 27 cm (13 7/16 x 10 5/8 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Gift of The Howard Gilman Foundation, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.1220
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in pencil on mount, verso BL: "337/230"
[...]; [Rinhart Galleries, Inc., Colebrook, CT]; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York, December 21, 1981

Hamilton, Charles, and Lloyd Ostendorf. Lincoln In Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose. 1st ed. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1963. p. 278.

Katz, Mark D. Witness to an Era: The Life and Photographs of Alexander Gardner: The Civil War, Lincoln, and the West. New York: Viking Press, 1991. p. 115.



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