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Description

The Civil War-era carte de visite features a photograph of a cartoon depicting James Gordon Bennett of the New York Herald. In the cartoon, Bennett holds an umbrella beneath his proper right arm. In his hands he holds a newspaper. On the CDV's back, a blue two-cent Washington stamp is affixed.

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 in print on newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD. / J. C. BENNETT. / EDITOR. recto, inscribed at bottom of print: The Reliable Gentleman verso, inscribed at top: [$30.00] verso, backmark: Published by / E. & H. T. ANTHONY, / EA / 501 Broadway, New York. / MANUFACTURERS / of the best / PHOTOGRAPHIC ALBUMS

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

1022

Digital ID

FVW_01022

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.

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