Artifacts

Creator

J. B. Thurston

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Creator Role

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Description

The CDV features a vignette-style portrait of Elisha Hunt Rhodes, a member of the Union Army of the Potomac for the entirety of the American Civil War. In the portrait, Rhodes is pictured in uniform from the shoulders up. An inscription appears beneath his image.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

4 X 2 3/8 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product); albumen process

Inscription

recto, inscribed below portrait: E. H. Rhodes / Adjt 2nd R.I. [Inf?] verso, backmark: WESTMINSTER / FINE ART / GALLERY / NO. 94 Westminster Street / PROVIDENCE, R. I. / J. B. Thurston Proprietor verso, at bottom: Additional Copes from the plate from which / this picture is taken can be had if desired.

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

882

Digital ID

FVW_00882

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.

Vignette Portrait of Elisha Hunt Rhodes

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