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Lincoln portrait by Edward Dalton Marchant, 1863

Lincoln portrait by Edward Dalton Marchant, 1863

Artist
Edward Dalton Marchant
Date of Work
1863
Credit
COURTESY ABRAHAM LINCOLN FOUNDATION, UNION LEAGUE OF PHILADELPHIA

Lincoln portrait by Edward Dalton Marchant, 1863

Lincoln also posed for artist Edward Dalton Marchant who spent nearly four months at the White House in 1863. The president is depicted seated beside a draped table, his arm resting on a document representing the Emancipation Proclamation.

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