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Creator Role

photographer

Description

Photograph of the Chicago City Hall-County Building after the death of Abraham Lincoln. The picture shows a crowd of people in line to view the body of Abraham Lincoln.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

2 3/8 X 4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product); albumen process

Inscription

recto, at left of print: Court House Chicago / draped in mourning / The crowd of people recto at right of print: [passing] through to / to see the face of / Abraham Lincoln verso, in back mark: D. C. PRATT, / Photographic Artist, / BROADWAY, / AURORA, ILL. verso, inscribed at bottom: [$165.00] / 2

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

728

Digital ID

FVW_00728

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.

[Chicago City Hall-County Building] Draped in Mourning

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