« Presidential Trivia for Election Time, part IV | Main | Portrait Competition Update »

November 06, 2008


Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Russell Lewis, Executive Vice President and Chief Historian, Chicago History Museum

I saw the exhibition when it first opened in November, and thought it was one of he best Lincoln exhibitions I have ever seen. Now that six months have passed in the bicentennial year of Lincoln, I feel even stronger about this exhibition. Lincoln is everywhere, but I think I will remember most this wonderfully accessible gem of an exhibition that teaches us so much about Lincoln and his time, and how we can view him today through the eyes of his public. I have only now had a chance to hear David Ward's audio tour and to read his posting. I learned a great deal from the exhibition and the writings, and I hope you publish something on this. I was especially intrigued to see the image of Lincoln made after the Thomas Hicks portrait, which is part of my museum's collection (Chicago History Museum.

Kudos, bravo, and congratulations.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been saved. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.


Post a comment

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until the author has approved them.

Your Information

(Name is required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)