“All quiet along the Potomac”  Mathew Brady’s cameraman, Thomas Le Mere, thought that a standing pose of the president would be popular. Lincoln wondered if it could be accomplished in one shot, and this is the successful result. It was taken on April 17, 1863

“All quiet along the Potomac” Mathew Brady’s cameraman, Thomas Le Mere, thought that a standing pose of the president would be popular. Lincoln wondered if it could be accomplished in one shot, and this is the successful result. It was taken on April 17, 1863

Beautiful portrait of President Lincoln looking relaxed and confident by Alexander Gardner (c. 1863).

Beautiful portrait of President Lincoln looking relaxed and confident by Alexander Gardner (c. 1863).

Robert Lincoln was sort of a magnet for tragedy.  More specifically, presidential assassination tragedy. While he was not present when his d...

Robert Lincoln was sort of a magnet for tragedy. More specifically, presidential assassination tragedy. While he was not present when his d...

Rarely published pose of President Abraham Lincoln. Photographed at Matthew Brady Studio. (c.1861).

Rarely published pose of President Abraham Lincoln. Photographed at Matthew Brady Studio. (c.1861).

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