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The photographs features a black and white image of Simon Cameron, the twenty-sixth Secretary of War from 5 March 1861-14 January 1862. In the photograph, Lamon poses seated with his legs crossed. His proper right elbow rests atop a table. The photograph was found inside an envelope along with three other albumen prints.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

4 X 2 5/8 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

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.

Related Source

See item #s 7146, 7147, and 7148.

ID

7145

Digital ID

FVW_07145

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.

Simon Cameron Photograph

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