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Creator Role

photographer photographer photographer

Description

Two small photos [either of engravings or lithographs] on single, embossed mount. One is a portrait of Abraham Lincoln, a variant of a photograph taken by Anthony Berger on 9 February 1864 [Ref: O-91]. The second is a portrait of Mary Todd Lincoln, a variant of a photograph taken by Mathew Brady in 1861 [Ref: ML, O-12].

Description Source

Hamilton, Charles and Lloyd Ostendorf, eds. Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma, 1963; Page: 178. 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

n.d.

Measurement

4 X 2 1/2 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

albumen process

Inscription

recto, at bottom of card: Alden. [Patent applied for.] Artist verso, at center: Photographed by / A. E. Alden. / 59, 60, 61 and 65 Areade, / PROVIDENCE, R. I. / Negatives preserved. Orders promptly filled.

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.

Related Source

See item # 736.

ID

735

Digital ID

FVW_00735

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 Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln on Embossed Card

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