In 1861 Tiffany was selected to design a presentation pitcher for the inauguration of President Abraham Lincoln. President Lincoln later bought his wife, Mary Todd Lincoln, a seed pearl jewelry suite from Tiffany’s.
Photograph of Abraham Lincoln taken by Mathew Brady on February 1860 in New York City, the day of Lincoln's Cooper Union speech. The Cooper Union Address is a must read: "Let us have faith that right makes might.
The American Civil War: November Lincoln travels to Gettysburg - This photograph captured President Lincoln at Hanover, Pennsylvania on his way to deliver a few remarks at the dedication of a national cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
Thomas "Tad" Lincoln poses on April 1865 with his father President Lincoln in the Whitehouse. Tad outlived his father, but died of heart failure at the age of 18 on July One of the very few photos with Lincoln smiling!