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Description

The Carte de Visite features a black and white image of John Wilkes Booth; It was found enclosed in an 19th century envelope with descriptive information.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Date of Publication

1860

Approximate Creation Date

1860

Measurement

3 3/8 X 2 1/8 inches (photo)

Materials and Techniques Display

albumen print on paper card

Inscription

Verso, handwritten: John Wilkes Booth / the murderer / of President / Lincoln -- / "crime without a name"

Creation Location

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

Work Type

carte de visite

Class

photos

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

3815

Digital ID

FVW_03815

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.

John Wilkes Booth Carte de Visite

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