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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.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
4 X 2 3/8 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
paper (fiber product); albumen process
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
Bennett, James Gordon, 1795-1872; Carte de visite photographs
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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