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The photograph features a portrait of John Basset of Alley (United States Representative from Massachusetts). On its verso, it has a Mathew Brady backmark. The CdV is included in an album containing CdVs of Lincoln's cabinet members as well as senators and representatives from the 38th Congress.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
4 X 2 3/8 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
albumen print on paper card
on album page, below CdV, handwritten: 59 / Allen [sic]
Alley, John B. (John Bassett), 1817-1896; United States. Congress (38th : 1863-1865)
carte-de-visite (card photograph)
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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