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Creator Role

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Description

The carte de visite features a standing portrait of Harriet Lane Johnston, niece of President James Buchanan. During Buchana's administration, Johnston served as First Lady of the United States.

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, below print: MISS HARRIET LANE verso, inscribed at top: Miss Lane / Niece of James / Buchanan White H[ouse?] / [hostess?] 1857-1861 / [$30.00] verso, backmark: Published by / E. Anthony / 501 Broadway / New York. / FROM / PHOTOGRAPHIC NEGATIVE / in / BRADY'S / National Portrait Gallery

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

970

Digital ID

FVW_00970

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 Harriet Lane

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