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The colored engraving features a full-bodied seated portrait of John Tyler. He is seated at a desk and holding a book. The portrait is printed on off-white paper and appears to have been torn from a bound volume.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
10 3/4 X 8 inches
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colored ink engraving on paper
recto, below portrait, printed signature: John Tyler recto, below portrait: From the original painting by Chapel in the possession of the publishers. / Johnson, Fry & Co. Publishers, New York. / Entered according to act of Congress AD 1863 by Johnson, Fry & Co. in the clerks office of the district court of the southern district of N.Y. verso, at top left, handwritten in pencil: 2/322
Engraving; Tyler, John, 1790-1862
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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