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Creator

R. A. Lewis

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Creator Role

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Description

The carte de visite features an oval standing portrait of Zachariah Chandler, U.S. Senator from Michigan.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

4 X 2 1/2 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product); albumen process

Inscription

recto, inscribed below print: Zachariah Chandler / Michigan Senator verso, inscribed above backmark: Sen. / 1857-1875 / One of the organizers / of the Republican Party / in Michigan - / Active in "Under- / ground Railroad" / strong anti slavery / opposed Lincolns / war olicy. / [$20.00 verso, backmark: R. A. LEWIS, / 152 Chatham Street, / NEW YORK. verso, inscribed below backmark: Secty of Interior - / grants Cabinet / Served on the Committe [sic] on the / Conduct of the War & only supporter / of Benjamin J. Wade proposal / for a "board of Admiralty" (1865) / which was defeated in the Senate / D

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

926

Digital ID

FVW_00926

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 Zachariah Chandler

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