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The photographs features a black and white image of Ward Hill Lamon, the self-appointed bodyguard of Abraham Lincoln. In the photograph, Lamon stands in a suit and tie with his proper right elbow resting on a pillar. The photograph was found inside an envelope along with two other albumen prints.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

4 1/4 X 2 3/4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

albumen process

Inscription

verso, handwritten in pencil: Ward Hill Lamon / Museum [?] Collection

Creation Location

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

Work Type

albumen print

Class

photos

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.

Related Source

See item #s 7143 and 7144.

ID

7142

Digital ID

FVW_07142

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.

Ward Hill Lamon Photograph

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