Abraham Lincoln... "Honest Abe"... "The Rail Splitter"... "The Great Emancipator"...
Theme your Android phone or tablet with this collection of 20+ vintage drawings and prints hand restored from originals.
The selected set traces Abraham Lincoln from boyhood, onwards to the 1860 election, the start of the Civil War, his 1864 re-election with Andrew Johnson, and on to the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Most images were created during the Civil War while Abraham Lincoln was alive, or shortly after he was assassinated.
Several of the drawings were certified as true likenesses.
Additional features of the live wallpaper:
- Explore images as you change your Android screens left and right
- Manually change images with an up/down gesture
- Timer settings to change images automatically (every 30 minutes, every day, etc.)
- Individually adjust the display (brightness, contrast, saturation) of each image
- Enable/disable individual images for display
- Lincoln/Hamlin campaign banner from the 1860 election. Lincoln's election in November 1860 led to the secession of South Carolina and the opening of hostilities in April 1861 at Fort Sumter, South Carolina.
- Lincoln's return home in October 1860 after campaigning
- The famous Mathew Brady photo of Lincoln now used on the Five-Dollar Bill
- A gelatin silver print of the Lincoln memorial taken in 1922; the year the Lincoln memorial was dedicated. Lincoln's son Robert Todd Lincoln attended the 1922 dedication.
- Lincoln's last reception in 1865 before his assassination, with Mary Todd Lincoln, many of his generals (U.S. Grant, W.T. Sherman, et. al.) and his cabinet (Seward, Stanton, Welles, Speed) and Vice-President Andrew Johnson of Tennessee in attendance.
- Lincoln the rail-splitter
- Lincoln, as a boy, reading by the fireside in the log hut
- Lincoln on the battlefield of Antietam with Allan Pinkerton and Gen. McClernand. To this day, Antietam remains the single bloodiest day in American military history where 23,000 American fell on the field of battle.
- Lincoln writing the Emancipation Proclamation (a.k.a. Proclamation of Freedom) in his study surrounded by that which influenced his writing.
- Lincoln as a father, reading with his son Thad
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