October 31, 2018 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


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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.

Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$2,350
10/31/2018

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