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The carte de visite features a photograph of a print portrait of William Sprague and Katherine Chase Sprague. W. Sprague was the governor of Rhode Island during the United States Civil War and participated in the First Battle of Bull Run alongside General Burnside when he was a sitting governor.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

3 7/8 X 2 1/2 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product); albumen process

Inscription

recto, below portrait: GOV. SPRAGUE & LADY

Creation Location

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

Work Type

albumen prints ; cartes-de-visite (card photographs)

Class

CDVs

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

838

Digital ID

FVW_00838

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.

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