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Creator Role

publisher engraver

Description

The colored engraving features a seated portrait of Reverdy Johnson from the waist up. It is printed on off-white paper. Johnson served as Mary Surratt's defense attorney in 1865.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1877

Measurement

9 3/4 X 7 1/4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink engraving on paper

Inscription

recto, below portrait: Atlantic Publishing & Engraving Co. New York recto, below portrait, printed signature: Reverdy Johnson verso, at top right corner: 25

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

engraving

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

1260

Digital ID

FVW_01260

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries.

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Reverdy Johnson Portrait

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