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Creator Role

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Description

The carte de visite features a bust-length portrait of John Letcher, the 34th governor of Virginia during the American Civil War.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

4"" X 2 3/8""

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product); albumen process

Inscription

verso, inscribed at top: Gov Letche / Va / 1860-64 verso, inscribed in backmark: John Letcher / [$20.00] verso, backmark: C. D. FREDRICKS & CO. / 587 / Broadway / NEW YORK / 108 / Calle de la Habana, / HABANA. / 31 Passage du Havre, / PARIS. verso, inscribed at bottom: 10.

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

923

Digital ID

FVW_00923

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.

Bust-length Portrait of John Letcher

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