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  • Meserve Lincoln Photograph No. 37
    Image | 1861 | Frederick Hill Meserve Selected Photographs (Digitized Content)A detail from a large photograph made by F. D. Richards in Philadelphia on February 22, 1861, at a flag-raising at Independence Hall at sunrise. In this picture Mr. Lincoln is standing directly over the third star from the left in the flag draped over the railing of the platform. This and Number 103 are believed to be the first photographs of a President-elect or a President...
  • Meserve Lincoln Photograph No. 103
    Image | 1861 | Frederick Hill Meserve Selected Photographs (Digitized Content)A detail from a large photograph made by F. D. Richards in Philadelphia on February 22, 1861, at a flagraising at Independence Hall at sunrise at which the President-elect spoke briefly, leaving before the exercises were over. Mr. Lincoln may be seen directly above the single star to the left in the flag draped over the railing of the platform. Another photograph was made of...