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Creator Role

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Description

The carte de visite features a standing portrait of Katherine Chase Sprague, a nineteenth-century socialite. She was also the daughter of Salmon P. Chase and wife of William Sprague.

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

verso, inscribed at top: Katherine Chase Sprague / 37 / daughter of Salmon Portland Chase / "persisted in seeking the / presidential eill-o'-the-wisp" / 1868-1872 / , for her father verso, backmark: Published by / E. & H. T. ANTHONY, / 501 Broadway. / New York. / EA / FROM / PHOTOGRAPHIC NEGATIVE / in / BRADY'S / National Portrait Gallery verso, inscribed at left of backmark: [$8.00] verso, inscribed below backmark: [Ms?] Kate Chase

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

840

Digital ID

FVW_00840

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 Katherine Chase Sprague

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