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Lincoln on the Frontier: Lincoln's Sum Book Page|Reading by Firelight|William Carpenter|Promissory Note
Lincoln's Sum Book Page Reading by Firelight

The stories from Abraham Lincoln's life have been told in countless ways, from literature to photography to artwork. In this chromolithograph made after the assassination, we see depicted a young Abraham Lincoln seated quietly next to the family fireplace reading a book while the rest of the family sleeps.