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The CDV features a retouched standing portrait of Colonel E. E. Ellsworth, the first Union casualty of the American Civil War. In the portrait, Ellsworth is pictured against a decorative backdrop and wears his army uniform.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
4 X 2 3/8 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
paper (fiber product); albumen process
verso, inscribed at top: Col. Ellsworth
Carte de visite photographs; Ellsworth, E. E. (Elmer Ephraim), 1837-1861
albumen prints ; cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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