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Creator Role

photographer publisher

Description

The carte de visite features a vignette portrait of Lafayette S. Foster, U.S. Senator from Connecticut.

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

recto, inscribed below print: [?] Foster Cont verso, inscribed at top: [?] Foster verso, inscribed at left of backmark: [$15.00] verso, inscribed at right of backmark: E verso, inscribed within backmark: V verso, inscribed at bottom: 82.296 verso, backmark: ALEX GARDNER, / Photographer to the Army of the Potomac. / GALLERIES / 511 SEVENTH STREET AND 332 PENNSYLVANIA AV. / PUBLISHED BY / PHILP & SOLOMONS, / WASHINGTON D. C.

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

920

Digital ID

FVW_00920

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.

Vignette Portrait of Lafayette S. Foster

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