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Portraits of Abraham Lincoln - Photo Essays

Scholars estimate that Lincoln sat for 33 photographers and 127 portraits in his lifetime, 37 of them, like the one above, by Alexander Gard.

Alexander Hesler took this portrait of Lincoln while he was campaigning for President.

Portraits of Abraham Lincoln - Photo Essays

The president lived in an era that witnessed great technical innovation and the commercial expansion of photography

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One Brave President

Abraham Lincoln was one Brave President and a Great Man. Why can't we presidents and just people in general like him? I think America and the world would be a much better place. I LOVE LINCOLN!

LBJ Killed JFK - CLICK THRU for a fascinating 10 minute read by Dan Eden of Viewzone.com - includes Bobby Kennedy, The Mob, J. Edgar Hoover etc.

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Lincoln in Washington, months after he decided to grow a beard and soon after the Civil War began in 1861. .

Lincoln in Washington, months after he decided to grow a beard and soon after the Civil War began in .

President JFK, Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country...

President Kennedy Fitzgerald Kennedy: Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.

Gardner made this head-on portrait in November, 1863, two weeks before the Gettysburg Address.

Portraits of Abraham Lincoln - Photo Essays

Gardner made this head-on portrait in November, two weeks before the Gettysburg Address.

<b>Not originally published in LIFE.</b> From left: Jackie Kennedy, turned to someone behind her; President Dwight Eisenhower; President-Elect Kennedy; and on the right, Vice-President-Elect Lyndon Johnson and outgoing VP Richard Nixon, January 1961.

The Dawn of Camelot: LIFE at JFK's Inauguration

Not originally published in LIFE. From left: Jackie Kennedy, turned to someone behind her; and on the right, Vice-President-Elect Lyndon Johnson and outgoing VP Richard Nixon, January

Lincoln in New York City on February 27, 1860. This was taken by Mathew B. Brady on the day Lincoln delivered his famous Cooper Union speech. According to Holzer, many say this photograph made Lincoln President.

Lincoln in New York City on February This was taken by Mathew B. Brady on the day Lincoln delivered his famous Cooper Union speech. According to Holzer, many say this photograph made Lincoln President.

“The challenges in our lives are there to strengthen our convictions. They are not there to run us over.” ― Nick Vujicic

8 of World's Most Inspirational People - inspirational people, inspiring people, inspirational people in history

Nick Vujicic: a man with no limbs who teaches people how to get up. He began his travels as a motivational speaker, focusing on the topics that today's teenagers face.