The Lincoln Image


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How printmakers chronicled and influenced Lincoln's transfiguration into an American iconshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 203.2 x 266.7 x 15.2mm | 771.12g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0252069846
  • 9780252069840
  • 2,036,753

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"An intriguing assemblage of Lincoln's many looks; wild Republican; family man; angry prophet; sagacious dreamer." Todd Crespi, Los Angeles Times "Absorbing and entertaining." The New Yorker "[An] important contribution to the history of American prints as well as to the study of Lincoln ... a feast for both eye and mind." Choice "An exquisite archival picture book." Kenneth R. Clark, Chicago Tribuneshow more

About Harold Holzer

Harold Holzer is vice president for external affairs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the author or editor of several books, including Lincoln at Cooper Union. Gabor Boritt, Robert C. Fluhrer Professor of Civil War Studies and director of the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College, is the author of The Lincoln Enigma and other books. Mark E. Neely Jr., McCabe Greer Professor of History at Pennsylvania State University, is the author of The Last Best Hope of Earth: Abraham Lincoln and the Promise of America and other more

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