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The photographic plate (possibly a reproduction) features a portrait image of Abraham Lincoln, taken by N. H. Shepherd in 1846. It is the earliest known image of the then congressman-elect. Handling note: Object is fragile. Please handle with gloves and extreme care.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
7 x 5 inches
recto at bottom: ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S FIRST PORTRAIT
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
[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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