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Description

The CDV features a standing portrait of Martin Van Buren, the 8th President of the United States. In the portrait, a table sits to Van Buren's proper left. In his proper left hand, he holds a book by its spine. In his proper right hand, he holds a handkerchief.

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

verso, inscribed at top: Vanburen 771 / Martin Van Buren. verso, backmark: Published by / E. & H. T. ANTHONY / 501 Broadway / New York / MANUFACTURERS OF THE / BEST PHOTOGRAPHIC ALBUMS / FROM / PHOTOGRAPHIC NEGATIVE / by / BRADY verso, inscribed at bottom: 25-

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

971

Digital ID

FVW_00971

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.

Standing Portrait of Martin Van Buren

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