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Newly Discovered Photographs of Lincoln’s Springfield

By Richard E. Hart

Photographs of Lincoln’s Springfield are rare. Newly discovered ones are even rarer. Among the most familiar of the known photographs are those taken at the time of Lincoln’s funeral by Springfield photographer Frederick W. Ingmire—the Lincoln home and the Old State Capitol decorated in mourning and Lincoln’s horse posed in front of the Lincoln home.

Recently, a relative of Ingmire informed me that he had a number of photographs of Springfield taken by Ingmire in the 1860s. I thought that his photographs would be duplicates of the known funeral pictures.

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