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Statue of Abraham Lincoln on the National Lincoln Monument, Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Ill.
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-19579 (digital file from original stereograph)
Mead, Larkin G. (Larkin Goldsmith), 1835-1910 , sculptor
Ames Manufacturing Company.
The Statue was designed and executed in plaster in Florence, Italy, by Larkin G. Mead, and cast in bronze by the Ames' Manufacturing Co., Chicopee, Mass. It was placed in position in September, 1874, and unveiled October 15, 1874. Its height is 10 feet 10 1/2 inches, weighs 4862 pounds, and cost $13,700.