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Creator Role

publisher

Description

Standing portrait of Isaac Toucey, Secretary of the Navy, 1857-61.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

4 X 2 3/8 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product); albumen process

Inscription

verso, inscribed at top: Isaac Toucey / Isaac Toucey / 1796-1869 / Appointed Secretary / of the Navy / 6 March 1857 / [$15.00] verso, backmark: Published by / E. ANTHONY / 501 Broadway / NEW YORK. / FROM / PHOTOGRAPHIC NEGATIVE / in / BRADY'S / National Portrait Gallery verso, inscribed below backmark: succeded [sic] by / Gideon Welles. / "He was accused by the / republicans of sympathizing with / the south during his adminestration [sic] / of the Navy Dept. and it was / claimed he sent U. S. War vessels / abroad in the intrest [sic] of the / Confederates, an accusation he / vehemently denied"

Creation Location

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

Work Type

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

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

884

Digital ID

FVW_00884

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 Portrait of Isaac Toucey

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