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Creator Role

creator photographer

Description

Portrait of Mary Todd Lincoln wearing the mourning attire she wore for months after the death of her son, Willie Lincoln. The object features a two cent Washington stamp on its reverse. [Ref: ML, O-23.]

Description Source

Ostendorf, Lloyd. "The Photographs of Mary Todd Lincoln." Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society (1908-1984) 61, no. 3 (Autumn,1968): 269-332.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1863

Measurement

2 3/8 X 4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

albumen process

Inscription

verso, inscribed at top: Mrs. Lincoln verso, in backmark: CARTE DE VISITE / BY J. CARBUTT / PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTIST / 131 LAKE ST. / CHICAGO.

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

albumen prints ; cartes-de-visite (card photographs)

Class

Article

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

4077

Digital ID

FVW_04077

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries.

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Portrait of Mary Todd Lincoln in Mourning Attire

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