In early 2017, our fourth floor will be transformed into a new destination for historical education and innovation. During the current renovation, objects from our permanent collection are on view throughout the Museum.
Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)
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About a dozen paintings signed by J. Cooper have been found in America. This portrait is a key work in that it identifies the last name of the artist; most of the pictures assigned to him are signed with initials only.
Gift of Waldron Phoenix Belknap, Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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