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Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

Object Number: 
1866.2
Date: 
1861
Medium: 
Painted plaster
Dimensions: 
Overall: 32 1/2 x 21 x 15 in. ( 82.6 x 53.3 x 38.1 cm )
Marks: 
signed: across back: "T. D. Jones, Sculptor 1861" inscribed: base of PR shoulder: "Patented/June./1862"
Description: 
Portrait bust.
Gallery Label: 
The original of this bust is in the Senate Chamber in the State Capitol at Columbus, Ohio. Jones modeled the portrait in Springfield, Illinois, in December of 1860 and the early months of 1861, just before Lincoln departed for Washington to assume the presidency.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. H. L. Stuart
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group