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Creator Role

publisher copyrighter painter

Description

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.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1863

Measurement

10 3/4 X 8 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

colored ink engraving on paper

Inscription

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

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

1275

Digital ID

FVW_01275

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.

John Tyler Seated Portrait

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