Lot 461: Alexander Gardner Photograph of Lincoln with Secret Service at Antietam
December 2, 2016
Hillsborough, NC, USALive Auction
unmounted silver print, circa 1900, from an original image taken on October 3, 1862. Abraham Lincoln stands in front of the Secret Service headquarter tents on the Antietam battlefield approximately two weeks after the engagement. The president is flanked by detective Allan Pinkerton to his right and Major General John A. McLernand to his left. Presented behind mat in a modern frame.
Photograph 6.5 x 5.25 in.
From the Collection of the late Vernon Pratt, Durham, NC
Condition Report: Examined out of the frame and no apparent condition concerns.