Artifacts

Creator

Gurney and Son

Files

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Creator Role

creator

Description

The carte de visite features a bust-length portrait of John B. Floyd, 31st Governor of Virginia, United States Secretary of War, and Confederate General.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

4"" X 2 1/2""

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product); albumen process

Inscription

recto, below print: Gurney & Son Photo N. Y. verso, inscribed at top: Gen Floyd / 1806-63 Confed. Gen. / & U. S. Sec. of War / [$15.00] note damage verso, backmark: PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTISTS / J. GURNEY & SON, / 707 / BROADWAY, / N. Y. verso, inscribed at bottom left: 9. verso, inscribed at bottom right: 12-

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

915

Digital ID

FVW_00915

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.

Bust Portrait of John B. Floyd

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