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[Abraham Lincoln, three-quarter length portrait, seated and holding his spectacles and pencil (retouched to stand out)]

[Abraham Lincoln, three-quarter length portrait, seated and holding his spectacles and pencil (retouched to stand out)]

Mary Abigail Fillmore, hostess for President Fillmore at White House

Mary Abigail Fillmore, hostess for President Fillmore at White House

Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre

Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre

[Andrew Jackson, half length portrait, seated, facing left]

[Andrew Jackson, half length portrait, seated, facing left]

[James Buchanan, bust portrait, facing right]

[James Buchanan, bust portrait, facing right]

[San Francisco, 1851, from Rincon Hill]

[San Francisco, 1851, from Rincon Hill]

[Abraham Lincoln while campaigning for the U.S. Senate, taken in Chicago, Illinois

[Abraham Lincoln while campaigning for the U.S. Senate, taken in Chicago, Illinois

[Abraham Lincoln, immediately prior to Senate nomination, Chicago, Illinois]

[Abraham Lincoln, immediately prior to Senate nomination, Chicago, Illinois]

[Abraham Lincoln: Immediately prior to Senate nomination, Chicago, Illinois]

[Abraham Lincoln: Immediately prior to Senate nomination, Chicago, Illinois]

[Abraham Lincoln while a traveling lawyer, taken in Danville, Illinois

[Abraham Lincoln while a traveling lawyer, taken in Danville, Illinois

Mount of the Holy Cross, Colorado, U.S.A.

Mount of the Holy Cross, Colorado, U.S.A.

Devil's Gateway and snowy range, Colorado, U.S.A.

Devil's Gateway and snowy range, Colorado, U.S.A.

Woolen Mill, Madison, Me.

Woolen Mill, Madison, Me.

Pulp works, Madison, Me.

Pulp works, Madison, Me.

Knocking down, breaking and loading coal, Anthracite Mining, Scranton, Pa., U.S.A.

Knocking down, breaking and loading coal, Anthracite Mining, Scranton, Pa., U.S.A.

City Hall and Market Street, Philadelphia, Pa.

City Hall and Market Street, Philadelphia, Pa.

Inside conveyer line which conveys coal from shute at top of shaft up into breaker, Scranton, Pa., U.S.A.

Inside conveyer line which conveys coal from shute at top of shaft up into breaker, Scranton, Pa., U.S.A.

Chestnut Street, above Fourth, north side, Philadelphia.

Chestnut Street, above Fourth, north side, Philadelphia.

[Sheldon Junction: showing booms and steam engines for hoisting.]

[Sheldon Junction: showing booms and steam engines for hoisting.]

Chicago River, Chicago.

Chicago River, Chicago.

Parade in Avenue of Fame, G.A.R. [Grand Army of the Republic] encampment, Philadelphia.

Parade in Avenue of Fame, G.A.R. [Grand Army of the Republic] encampment, Philadelphia.

Statue of the Crusader.

Statue of the Crusader.

Hoisted car of coal over shaft at head of breaker ready to be dumped, Scranton, Pa., U.S.A.

Hoisted car of coal over shaft at head of breaker ready to be dumped, Scranton, Pa., U.S.A.

N. W. entrance.

N. W. entrance.

[Houses on the foot of mountain.]

[Houses on the foot of mountain.]

Trophies of the hunt in the Maine woods. [A deer hunters' camp showing men cooking and relaxing.]

Trophies of the hunt in the Maine woods. [A deer hunters' camp showing men cooking and relaxing.]

Cave rocks, East Caln Township, Chester Co., Pa.

Cave rocks, East Caln Township, Chester Co., Pa.

Tandem automatic slate picker, Scranton, Pa., U.S.A.

Tandem automatic slate picker, Scranton, Pa., U.S.A.

Durango and mountains, Colorado.

Durango and mountains, Colorado.

Supply office at mines for accommodation of miners, Scranton, Pa., U.S.A.

Supply office at mines for accommodation of miners, Scranton, Pa., U.S.A.

View in West Park.

View in West Park.

Nature's wondrous gorge spanned by man's ingenuity, Georgetown, Colo., U.S.A.

Nature's wondrous gorge spanned by man's ingenuity, Georgetown, Colo., U.S.A.

General view of the erecting shop, Baldwin Locomotive Works, Philadelphia, Pa., U.S.A.

General view of the erecting shop, Baldwin Locomotive Works, Philadelphia, Pa., U.S.A.

[Abraham Lincoln, bust-length portrait, facing right]

[Abraham Lincoln, bust-length portrait, facing right]

Avenue of Fame illuminated, G.A.R. [Grand Army of the Republic] encampment, Philadelphia, 1899.

Avenue of Fame illuminated, G.A.R. [Grand Army of the Republic] encampment, Philadelphia, 1899.

Knocking down, breaking and loading coal, Anthracite Mining, Scranton, Pa., U.S.A.

Knocking down, breaking and loading coal, Anthracite Mining, Scranton, Pa., U.S.A.

Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Philadelphia, Pa.

Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Philadelphia, Pa.

Coudersport, Pa.

Coudersport, Pa.

Fairmount Park, Zoo. Llama ("Peru"), Phila. Pa.

Fairmount Park, Zoo. Llama ("Peru"), Phila. Pa.

Oscillating screen separating grate coal from smaller sizes in breaker, Scranton, Pa., U.S.A.

Oscillating screen separating grate coal from smaller  sizes in breaker, Scranton, Pa., U.S.A.

Stripping coal at Hazelton, Pa., U.S.A.

Stripping coal at Hazelton, Pa., U.S.A.

Cattle in the Great Union Stock Yards, the greatest of the live stock markets, Chicago, Ill.

Cattle in the Great Union Stock Yards, the greatest of the live stock markets, Chicago, Ill.

Cattle in the Great Union Stock Yards, the greatest of the live stock markets, Chicago, Ill.

Cattle in the Great Union Stock Yards, the greatest of the live stock markets, Chicago, Ill.

General view of the Great Union Stock Yards, looking north-west of the packing house, Chicago, Ill., U.S.A.

General view of the Great Union Stock Yards, looking north-west of the packing house, Chicago, Ill., U.S.A.

[Lake George.]

[Lake George.]

Picking cotton in a great plantation in North Carolina, U.S.A.

Picking cotton in a great plantation in North Carolina, U.S.A.

A cocoanut [coconut] grove, Honolulu.

A cocoanut [coconut] grove, Honolulu.

A night blooming flower of the Sandwich Islands.

A night blooming flower of the Sandwich Islands.

Lake George.

Lake George.

[Abraham Lincoln, half-length portrait, facing right]

[Abraham Lincoln, half-length portrait, facing right]

America's greatest thoroughfare; Broadway from the Empire Building, north past Trinity Church steeple, New York, U. S. A..

America's greatest thoroughfare; Broadway from the Empire Building, north past Trinity Church steeple, New York, U. S. A..

Canal locks, Lockport, N.Y.

Canal locks, Lockport, N.Y.

Slate pickers, Anthracite Coal Mining, Scranton, Pa., U.S.A.

Slate pickers, Anthracite Coal Mining, Scranton, Pa., U.S.A.

Miniature yachts, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia.

Miniature yachts, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia.

Covering the boiler with magnesia lagging. Baldwin Locomotive Works, Philadelphia, Pa., U.S.A.

Covering the boiler with magnesia lagging. Baldwin Locomotive Works, Philadelphia, Pa., U.S.A.

An icy mirror.

An icy mirror.

In the great pine forest, collecting turpentine, North Carolina.

In the great pine forest, collecting turpentine, North Carolina.

Spinning room. Winding bobbins with woolen yarn for weaving, Philadelphia.

Spinning room. Winding bobbins with woolen yarn for weaving, Philadelphia.

Abandoned mine showing how prop timber is used to support roofs of tunnels, Scranton, Pa., U.S.A.

Abandoned mine showing how prop timber is used to support roofs of tunnels, Scranton, Pa., U.S.A.

Inside conveyer line which conveys coal from shute at top of shaft up into breaker, Scranton, Pa., U.S.A.

Inside conveyer line which conveys coal from shute at top of shaft up into breaker, Scranton, Pa., U.S.A.

Oscillating screen separating grate coal from smaller sizes in breaker, Scranton, Pa., U.S.A.

Oscillating screen separating grate coal from smaller  sizes in breaker, Scranton, Pa., U.S.A.

State Street, north from Van Buren, Chicago.

State Street, north from Van Buren, Chicago.

Sweatland Flat, Strong, Maine.

Sweatland Flat, Strong, Maine.

Trophies of the hunt in the Maine woods. [A deer hunters' camp showing men cooking and relaxing.]

Trophies of the hunt in the Maine woods. [A deer hunters' camp showing men cooking and relaxing.]

Looping the Loop, Moffet Road, Col.

Looping the Loop, Moffet Road, Col.

The Infant Bacchus [sculpture].

The Infant Bacchus [sculpture].

Statue of Wolves, near Memorial Hall.

Statue of Wolves, near Memorial Hall.

Drilling into vein preparatory to blasting, Anthracite Mines, Scranton, Pa., U.S.A.

Drilling into vein preparatory to blasting, Anthracite Mines, Scranton, Pa., U.S.A.

Broad Street, N. from City Hall, Philad'a, Pa.

Broad Street, N. from City Hall, Philad'a, Pa.

Miner drilling and laborer loading "black diamonds" in the rough, Anthracite Mining, Scranton, Pa., U.S.A.

Miner drilling and laborer loading "black diamonds" in the rough, Anthracite Mining, Scranton, Pa., U.S.A.

General view of ovens – loading coke into the cars, Pa., U.S.A.

General view of ovens – loading coke into the cars, Pa., U.S.A.

Inside conveyer line which conveys coal from shute at top of shaft up into breaker, Scranton, Pa., U.S.A.

Inside conveyer line which conveys coal from shute at top of shaft up into breaker, Scranton, Pa., U.S.A.

Miners' wives and children picking coal from the dump, Scranton, Pa., U.S.A.

Miners' wives and children picking coal from the dump, Scranton, Pa., U.S.A.

[Abraham Lincoln, half-length portrait, facing right]

[Abraham Lincoln, half-length portrait, facing right]

Cabin in which Abraham Lincoln was born, Hodgensville, Ky.

Cabin in which Abraham Lincoln was born, Hodgensville, Ky.

Moonlight on Lake Erie.

Moonlight on Lake Erie.

First glimpse at Lake George, N.Y., on Plant [?] Road.

First glimpse at Lake George, N.Y., on Plant [?] Road.

An Adirondack road.

An Adirondack road.

Picking cotton in a great plantation in North Carolina, U.S.A.

Picking cotton in a great plantation in North Carolina, U.S.A.

State Street, north from Van Buren, Chicago.

State Street, north from Van Buren, Chicago.

Packing trout for home, Middle Dam, Me.

Packing trout for home, Middle Dam, Me.

[Abraham Lincoln: President-elect]

[Abraham Lincoln: President-elect]

[Abraham Lincoln, candidate for U.S. president, before delivering his Cooper Union address, New York, N.Y., on Feb. 27, 1860]

[Abraham Lincoln, candidate for U.S. president, before delivering his Cooper Union address, New York, N.Y., on Feb. 27, 1860]

[Abraham Lincoln, candidate for U.S. president, half-length portrait, looking left, May 20,1860]

[Abraham Lincoln, candidate for U.S. president, half-length portrait, looking left, May 20,1860]

[Abraham Lincoln, candidate for U.S. president, three-quarter length portrait, before delivering his Cooper Union address in New York City] / Brady, N.Y.

[Abraham Lincoln, candidate for U.S. president, three-quarter length portrait, before delivering his Cooper Union address in New York City] / Brady, N.Y.

[Abraham Lincoln, candidate for U.S. president, half-length portrait, looking right, May 20,1860]

[Abraham Lincoln, candidate for U.S. president, half-length portrait, looking right, May 20,1860]

[Bolling house originally named "Mitchell's" (later "Bull Hill"), possibly located in Hopewell, Va.]

[Bolling house originally named "Mitchell's" (later "Bull Hill"), possibly located in Hopewell, Va.]

Bombardment of Ft. Sumter

Bombardment of Ft. Sumter

[Portrait of Union officer holding a sword in his arm]

[Portrait of Union officer holding a sword in his arm]

Camp kitchen

Camp kitchen

Petersburg, Virginia

Petersburg, Virginia

Engine "Fred Leach? (i.e.) The General

Engine "Fred Leach? (i.e.) The General

Tennessee, Duck River bridge

Tennessee, Duck River bridge

Gunboat "Perry" on the James River

Gunboat "Perry" on the James River

Group of soldiers

Group of soldiers

Hospital ship, Nashville

Hospital ship, Nashville

Petersburg, Virginia (?)

Petersburg, Virginia (?)

Civil War, Fort Pulaski

Civil War, Fort Pulaski

Confederate dead on Matthews Hill, Bull Run (i.e. Antietam)

Confederate dead on Matthews Hill, Bull Run (i.e. Antietam)

View of battlefield. Peach Tree Creek, Ga.

View of battlefield.  Peach Tree Creek, Ga.