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Abraham Lincoln and Union Commanders | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Abraham Lincoln and Union Commanders

Abraham Lincoln and Union Commanders | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
This composite portrait of David G. Farragut, William T. Sherman, George H. Thomas, Abraham Lincoln, George G. Meade, Ulysses S. Grant, Joseph Hooker, Philip H. Sheridan, and Winfield S. Hancock was originally used as advertising by the Travelers Insurance Company and issued as a reproduction in 1961 to commemorate the centennial of the Civil War. It is one of the first known examples of the composite photo process and of the use of photography in advertising.
DESCRIPTION
This composite portrait of David G. Farragut, William T. Sherman, George H. Thomas, Abraham Lincoln, George G. Meade, Ulysses S. Grant, Joseph Hooker, Philip H. Sheridan, and Winfield S. Hancock was originally used as advertising by the Travelers Insurance Company and issued as a reproduction in 1961 to commemorate the centennial of the Civil War. It is one of the first known examples of the composite photo process and of the use of photography in advertising.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:10334
Creation Date: 1884
Creator Name:Notman Photo Company
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Collection Name:Lincolniana, undated
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 6000 D
Original Dimensions:5 x 7 inches
SUBJECTS
Advertising
Insurance
Ephemera
Military uniforms
Portraits, Group
Civil War, 1861-1865
Men
Politicians
Presidents
Clothing and dress

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