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The carte de visite depicts a seated portrait of Oliver Wendell Holmes, author, poet, and physician. One of his more popular works includes "The Last Leaf," which was greatly admired by President Abraham Lincoln. Includes a slip of documentary information.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

3 11/16 X 2 7/16 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

albumen print on paper card

Inscription

reverse, stamp: BLACK. 168 Washington St. reverse, handwritten in pencil: [?] / O.W. Holmes, Sr. / 35 / -50 / Don [?] / Only the / 2nd / time he's / seen [?] / [?] / note / it [?] / walk in / [?] / O.W. Homes

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

carte-de-visite (card photograph)

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

7131

Digital ID

FVW_07131

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.

Oliver Wendell Holmes Photograph

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