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The carte de visite features a seated portrait of Charles Sumner, United States Senator from Massachusetts and member of the Radicals, a branch of the Republican party during the United States Civil War.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
4 X 2 3/8 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
paper (fiber product); albumen process
verso, inscribed at top: Chas. Sumner / U S Senator / from Mass verso, backmark: Published by / E. & H. T. ANTHONY / 501 Broadway / New York / EA / FROM / PHOTOGRAPHIC NEGATIVE / in / BRADY'S / National Portrait Gallery verso, inscribed at left of backmark: [$60.00] verso, inscribed below backmark: 680
albumen prints ; cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
[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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