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By Fred Reed

approximately one hundred fifty years after his dying, Abraham Lincoln continually ranks at or close to the head of each ballot of America's top, so much in demand, or most well liked president ever. The U.S. Mint will factor 4 new Lincoln cent designs in 2009. A yearlong get together has been prepared and supported by means of the congressionally demonstrated Lincoln Bicentennial fee. in the course of all of the pleasure and commemoration debuts Fred Reed's striking new paintings, Abraham Lincoln: clone of His Greatness. fantastically illustrated in complete colour, with countless numbers of non-public and public photographs, Reed's e-book explores the preferred depiction of Lincoln as "ideal, idol, and icon." The martyred president is obvious on cash, tokens, medals, postage stamps, and paper cash - and in addition in oil work, journal covers, renowned ads, political cartoons, and different different media.

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