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Lincoln family portrait
Lincoln family portrait
TitleLincoln family portrait
Date of Originalno earlier than 1865
CreatorSchnell, F.
Walter, A. B.
Creator RolePainter; Engraver;
DescriptionA view of President Abraham Lincoln seated holding a book. Next to him, on the right stands Tad. Mary Lincoln sits on the left. Robert, in his military uniform stands behind them. On the wall is a framed portrait of Willie.
General SubjectPeople
Art & Architecture
Subject (LCTGM)Portraits
Personal NameLincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882
Lincoln, Thomas, 1853-1871
Lincoln, Robert Todd, 1843-1926
Lincoln, William Wallace, 1850-1862
Item NumberST289
Format of OriginalCovers (Illustration)
Dimensions of Original26 x 20 cm.
Publisher of OriginalJohn Dainty (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Place of PublicationPhiladelphia (Pa.)
Transcription"Painted by F. Schell, Published by John Dainty 15 6th St. Philadelphia, Engraved by A. B. Walter, Lincoln Family" -- Printed below the photograph on the front.
"Lincoln Family, Donated by R.F. McKeen, Jamestown, ND"-- Printed on card next to photograph.
Biography/HistoryUsing a photograph of Lincoln and Tad taken at Mathew Brady's studio in 1864 as the basis of his design, painter F. Schell added Mary and Robert, in his Union army uniform, to the image. The framed picture at the top right is of Willie. This painting then was used as a basis for an image that was printed in black and white.
Repository InstitutionStutsman County Memorial Museum
Repository CollectionStutsman County Memorial Museum Photographs
Credit LineStutsman County Memorial Museum, Jamestown, N.D. (ST289)
Rights ManagementOwned by Stutsman County Memorial Museum.
Ordering InformationStutsman County Memorial Museum
Phone: 701-252-6741
Address: Box 1002, Jamestown, N.D. 58401
Open: Memorial Day - September, 10am-5pm Weekdays and 1pm-5pm Weekends.
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdmST289
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