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Creator Role

photgrapher; publisher

Description

The black and white Carte de Visite captures a standing John Wilkes Booth from his left side; It is a period copy of an original photo by C.D. Fredricks

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Date of Publication

1860

Approximate Creation Date

1860

Measurement

4 X 2 3/8 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

albumen print on paper card

Inscription

Recto, at bottom, handwritten: J. Wilkes Booth; Verso, at top, handwritten: John Wilkes Booth / from Lucinda H / Brown -- [?] / [?] -- 73 ys / old May / 7, 1824 / Oct 17th 1897; Verso, back mark: CODDINGTON & DAVIDSON / WARSAW N.Y. / GALLERY OF ART. / Prints can be had form this Negative at any time.

Creation Location

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

Work Type

carte de visite

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

5098

Digital ID

FVW_05098

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.

Standing, Left-side Portrait of John Wilkes Booth

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