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created by Elias Bexter
The CDV-sized engraving features a portrait of James Murray Mason, Commissioner of the Confederacy to the United Kingdom. Mason was on of the two Confederate diplomats captured on a British ship during the Trent Affair.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
4"" X 2 1/2""
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paper (fiber product); engraving (printing process)
recto, below portrait: John [sic] M. Mason. / ELIAS BEXTER 564 BROADWAY verso, inscribed at center: John [sic] Murray Mason / 1798-1871 / U.S. Senator and Confederate diplomat / Seized on board the / British mail packet Trent in / 1861 by a Union Naval Vessel / while enroute to England / as a Confederate States / Commissioner. / [6.00]
Carte de visite photographs; Mason, J. M. (James Murray), 1798-1871
cartes-de-visite (card photographs) ; engraving (print)
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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