Mary Todd Lincoln

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Mary Todd Lincoln

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Description

Mary Todd Lincoln, who was born in Lexington, Kentucky, in 1818, married Abraham Lincoln in 1842. The couple had four sons. Lincoln was assassinated in April 1865 while in his second term as president. Mary Todd Lincoln mourned his loss until the end of her life. She died in 1882.

This engraving is from the J.S.H. Fogg Collection

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About This Item

  • Title: Mary Todd Lincoln
  • Creation Date: circa 1886
  • Subject Date: circa 1850
  • Media: ink on paper, engraving
  • Dimensions: 23 cm x 15 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 420, v. 46
  • Collection: John S. H. Fogg autograph collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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