Museum Open Monday

The New-York Historical Society Museum will be open Monday, December 22. For details, please visit our calendar.

Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)
Title
Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)
Date 
1922
Medium 
Painted plaster
Dimensions 
Overall: 28 1/2 x 17 x 13 in. ( 72.4 x 43.2 x 33 cm )
Description 
Portrait bust: Off-white and green painted plaster bust of Abraham Lincoln on square pedestal base.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. William Penn Cresson (Margaret French)
Object Number 
1953.12
Marks 
Signature: inscribed on proper left side of base: "D.C. FRENCH"
Gallery Label 
This bust is a variation of the head used on the figure in the Lincoln Memorial in Washington.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group