Inventory of the Newborg Collection


1. "Abraham Lincoln," engraved by F. Halperin, 1866. Based on drawing from life by F.B. Carpenter, 1864. Sheet H: 19 1/4 in., W: 14 7/8 in. (Box 1)

2. "A. Lincoln," engraving by H.B. Halls & Sons, New York . H: 12 1/2 in., W: 9 1/2 in. (Box 2)

3. "Obsequies of Pres. Lincoln - Order of Funeral Procession." Printed broadside. (Transferred to Chapin Library, Dec. 1959)

4. "President Lincoln at home reading scriptures to his wife and son," lithograph by Currier & Ives, 1865. Sheet H: 14 in., sheet W: 12 in. (Box 2)

5. "Lincoln at home," colored lithograph by E.B. & E.C. Kellogg (Daniel Wright Kellogg & Co.], Hartford, Conn., n.d.  Sheet H: 10 5/8 in., sheet W: 14 5/8 in. (Box 2)

6. "Death of President Lincoln. At Washington, D.C. April 15th 1865," lithograph by Currier & Ives, New York, 1865.  Sheet H: 12 in., sheet W: 16 in.  (Box 2)

7. Land grant, signed Abraham Lincoln twice, March 1862. (Transferred to Chapin Library, Dec. 1959)

8. "Abraham Lincoln. Sixteenth President of the United States of America...," colored lithograph by E.B. & E.C. Kellogg, Hartford, Conn., Phelps & Watson, New York, F.P. Whiting, New York, n.d.  Sheet H: 14 in., W: 10 in. (Box 1)

9. Lincoln on the line of battle, with Gen. John A. McClernand and Allan Pinkerton, photograph, n.d., reprinted copyrighted 1909 R.B. McClure.  H: 10 7/8 in., W: 9 1/8 in. (Box 2)

10. Portraits of Abraham Lincoln, (2) photographs by Alexander Hesler, Nov. 1860. Reissued in 1865 from the original negatives. Image H: 8 3/4 in., W: 6 3/4 in.; original double mat H: 14 in., mat W: 16 7/8 in. (Box 2)

11. Portrait of Lincoln from the Lincoln-Douglas Debate, ambrotype taken in Pittsburgh, Ill. by Calvin Jackson, 1858. Image H: 12 5/6 in., image W: 9 1/8 in.; sheet H: 12 7/8 in., sheet W: 9 7/8 in. (Box 2)

12. "A. Lincoln likeness from a recent photograph from life," engraving by Alonzo Chappel, printed by Johnson Fry & Co., Philadelphia, 1861.  Sheet H: 10 7/8 in., sheet W: 8 in. (B ox 2)

13. "Lincoln and family," oval engraving by A. Robin, N.Y., 1869.  Sheet H: 11 7/8 in., sheet W: 9 in. (Box 2)

14. Abraham Lincoln, bronze bust by Adolph Alexander Weinman, mounted on marble pedestal, n.d.  Overall H: 14 1/2 in., overall W: 5 3/4 in., overall D: 5 in. (Box 3, Acc. #0-794)

15. President Lincoln at home reading to his family, colored lithograph by Kelly & Sons, n.d.  H: 18 1/2 in., W: 25 in. (Box 1)

16. "Abraham Lincoln," etching by Schneider (signed), n.d. H: 15 in., W: 11 1/2 in. (Box 2)

17. "Mr. Lincoln on horse at his old residence. In Springfield, Illinois as they appeared at the close of the campaign with Senator Douglas," lithograph by William F. Staines, n.d.  On cardboard mount. Sheet H: 17 1/2 in., W: 21 3/4 in. (Box 1)

18. Abraham Lincoln standing, etching by Schneider (signed), n.d.  Mat H: 21 1/2 in., mat W: 14 1/8 in. (Box 1)

19. Abraham Lincoln, etching by T[homas] Johnson (signed), n.d.  21 of 53 India proofs. H: 8 1/4 in., W: 6 1/8 in. (Box 1)

20. Portrait of Abraham Lincoln, photograph by Alexander Gardner made in Washington on the day Lee surrendered at Appomattox, 1865, reprint after 1916.  Sheet H: 14 in., sheet W: 11 in. (Box 1)

21. Letter and photographs, Chicago, to B.F. James, Esp., March 1, 1859, 10 lines written and signed by A. Lincoln.  (Transferred to Chapin Library, 1959).

22. "President Lincoln and his cabinet. In council, Sept. 22nd 1862...," lithograph by Currier & Ives, New York, 1876.  Sheet H: 12 in., sheet W: 16 in. (Box 1)

23. Portrait of Abraham Lincoln, photograph by Moses P. Rice made in Washington at the time Grant was commissioned, 1864; Japanese rice print made from the original unretouched negative, ca. 1891. Sheet H: 13 3/8 in., sheet W: 10 5/16 in. (Box 1)

24. "Abraham Lincoln 1809-1865," bronze plaque by Victor David Brenner, for the penny, mounted on wooden panel, 1907. H: 9 1/2 in., W: 7 1/16 in., D: 1/4 in. (Box 4, Acc. #0-792)

25. "Abraham Lincoln, sixteenth President of the U.S.," colored lithograph by Currier & Ives, New York, 1861. Sheet H: 16 in., sheet W: 12 in. (Box 1)

26. "With malice toward none...," bronze plaque with Lincoln's face, n.d. H: 23 in., W: 14 3.4 in., D: 1/2 in. (Box 4, Acc. #0-793)

27. "Abraham Lincoln President of the United States," engraving by John Sartain, Bradley & Co. Publishers, Philadelphia, 1864; after the original portrait painted by E.D. Marchant, 1863. Sheet H: 18 in., sheet W: 14 in. (Box 1)

28. "A. Lincoln," etching on vellum by Schneider (signed), n.d. Plate 1, proof 27. Copyright 1908 by Charles Barmore, New York. Stretched around card mount. Mount H: 14 1/2 in., mount W: 10 7/8 in. (Box 1)

29. "A. Lincoln," etching on vellum by Schneider (signed), n.d.  Plate 2, proof 27. Copyright 1908 by Charles Barmore, New York.  Stretched around card mount.  Mount H: 14 1/2 in., mount W: 10 7/8 in. (Box 1)

30. Lincoln, oval engraving by A.W. Elson & Co., Boston, 1894. Sheet H: 21 1/2 in., sheet W: 17 7/8 in. (Box 1)

31. Abraham Lincoln, (2) photographs by Alexander Hesler, Springfield, Ill, June 1860. Prints made in 1953 from the glass negatives discovered in 1952 by King V. Hostich of Springfield, Ill. Each H: 13 7/8 in. W: 10 15/16 in. (Box 1)

32. Lincoln portrait, photograph, n.d.  Sheet H: 9 1/4 in., sheet W: 7 1/4 in., mounting sheet H: 14 in., mounting sheet W: 11 in. (Box 2)

Glass plate negatives removed to glass plate negative collection.

Abraham Lincoln Collection of Sidney Newborg (1882-1958)

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