Thursday, December 20, 2012

Original Lincoln movie costumes on display...

Tipped for Oscar success for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor and more besides (maybe even Costume Design) Steven Spielberg's Lincoln stars Daniel Day-Lewis as the titular 'President Abraham Lincoln'.

Costumes worn in Lincoln on display at ArcLight Sherman Oaks
Lincoln movie costume exhibit
Daniel Day Lewis Lincoln movie costume
Gloria Reuben Elizabeth Keckley Lincoln movie gown
Original Lincoln movie costumes
These costumes featured in the period movie were designed by Joanna Johnston (whose costumes can also be seen in War Horse) and were photographed on display in the ArcLight Sherman Oaks cinema foyer on December 17, 2012.
Lincoln movie billboard
Lincoln movie billboard
Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States of America who led his country through the American Civil War and helped to abolish slavery before being assassinated in April 1865.

Original costume worn by Daniel Day-Lewis as Abraham Lincoln
Daniel Day Lewis Lincoln movie costume
Abraham Lincoln movie costume
Lincoln movie costume
Daniel Day Lewis Lincoln movie costume
Daniel Day Lewis Lincoln costume
In this historical drama Gloria Reuben plays 'Elizabeth Keckley', a former slave and successful seamstress who becomes a confidant and dress maker for the First Lady, 'Mary Todd Lincoln'.

Gown worn by Gloria Reuben as Elizabeth Keckley in Lincoln
Gloria Reuben Elizabeth Keckley Lincoln gown
Gloria Reuben Elizabeth Keckley Lincoln movie costume
Gloria Reuben Lincoln movie costume
Gloria Reuben Elizabeth Keckley Lincoln costume detail
Gloria Reuben Elizabeth Keckley Lincoln dress detail
Gloria Reuben Elizabeth Keckley Lincoln gown detail
Gloria Reuben Lincoln movie costume
If you're a fan of historical movies and period costumes be sure to check out all these other original movie costumes.

Lincoln movie poster
Lincoln movie poster
Buy the book the film is based in part on: Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln
Download the book: Team of Rivals

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