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Old 09-04-10, 03:08 AM
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Lincoln photo from 1865

This pic is beautiful, the last quality one of him and he looks like he's been working his butt off.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Li...865-03-06.jpeg
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Re: Lincoln photo from 1865

That doesn't even look like a photo....
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Re: Lincoln photo from 1865

The first picture is more interesting. He's clearly worn out. The second one is a studio portrait by a good photographer who's working hard to reduce Lincoln's natural ugliness.
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Re: Lincoln photo from 1865

Where's the hole?




Too soon?
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Re: Lincoln photo from 1865

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a good photographer who's working hard to reduce Lincoln's natural ugliness.
not really

Lincoln appears much older than his fifty-five years, and Gardner did nothing to flatter the president’s haggard, careworn features. The photographer may even have exaggerated them, for the turn of Lincoln’s head leaves one side of his face slightly in shadow, making his right eye and cheek appear hollow and cadaverous.
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Re: Lincoln photo from 1865

He looks like he could be an extra in The Walking Dead in that second pic.
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The first picture is more interesting. He's clearly worn out. The second one is a studio portrait by a good photographer who's working hard to reduce Lincoln's natural ugliness.
Huh? He looks much older and uglier in the second picture.

I'd say he almost looks like a young man in the first picture. Just look at his hair. In fact, the first picture doesn't even seem real.
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Abraham Lincoln would never make it in politics today with that face.
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Abraham Lincoln would never make it in politics today with that face.

Hey...if Palin can do it...anyone can!
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Hey...if Palin can do it...anyone can!
Palin is a goddess when you look at all the other women in politics.
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Palin is a goddess when you look at all the other women in politics.
Yea. She's hot.
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And fuck you, Lincoln! "Change"? Forcing Americans to free slaves in like socialism. Big Government shouldn't be able to tell me for what reason I use black folks! Lincoln can keep the change! Put black people back in shackles, I say!
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Re: Lincoln photo from 1865

He looks like he has a hangover in the OP picture.
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A hangover from the great party he was winning.
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not really
Lincoln appears much older than his fifty-five years, and Gardner did nothing to flatter the presidentís haggard, careworn features. The photographer may even have exaggerated them, for the turn of Lincolnís head leaves one side of his face slightly in shadow, making his right eye and cheek appear hollow and cadaverous.
I think the Gardner portrait looks noble. I must not be the only one, because it looks a lot like the Lincoln Memorial.
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Re: Lincoln photo from 1865

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He looks like he has a hangover in the OP picture.
Which reminds me of a joke:

"What did Lincoln say after the 5-day drunk?"

"I freed the what???!!!"
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Re: Lincoln photo from 1865

Wow, he does look pretty haggard in that photo. That guy needs to relax a little. Maybe spend the evening at a play?
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I've always been rather attracted to Abraham Lincoln. I'm not sure why. If my husband were a little taller, he would be subject to some pretty weird role playing games.

I'm not sure you'll find many pictures from that time period where people didn't look haggard or hung over.
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Re: Lincoln photo from 1865

I liked him on Star Trek.
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Re: Lincoln photo from 1865

I'd hit it.
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Re: Lincoln photo from 1865

I know that pic strangely doesn't look like a photo but in the enlarged version on there it clearly looks more like it. Btw have you noticed in each century there is a definitive president, 1700s Washington, 1800s Lincoln, 1900s.. ???
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Re: Lincoln photo from 1865

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I liked him on Star Trek.
He was even better on Futurama.
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Re: Lincoln photo from 1865

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I know that pic strangely doesn't look like a photo but in the enlarged version on there it clearly looks more like it. Btw have you noticed in each century there is a definitive president, 1700s Washington, 1800s Lincoln, 1900s.. ???
Let me fill in the 1900s for you:

William "Tiger Mike" Howard Taft
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He was even better on Futurama.
Bill & Ted say he was EXCELLENT in their movie!

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