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Abraham Lincoln

Artist:

Joseph Alexander Ames

Location:

Faneuil Hall  

Location

Faneuil Hall
United States
42° 21' 36.18" N, 71° 3' 22.4028" W

Neighborhood:

Downtown

Type:

Painting

Year:

after 1865

Medium:

Oil on Canvas

Collection:

Funders:

Description:

The City Council of Boston commissioned a portrait of the nation's sixteenth President by Joseph Alexander Ames (1816-1872). This painting served as a memorial to the legacy of the great man and leader, Abraham Lincoln, after his assassination.

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