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engravers photographer publisher

Description

The steel engraving features a bust portrait of Jefferson David. It is engraved in black ink on off-white paper. There appears to be water damage to the right side of the engraving. Several areas of foxing are evident. It was accompanied by a Confederate $50.00 bill.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

11 3/8 X 8 3/4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper steel engraving

Inscription

Recto, below image: Nach einer Photograhae v. Brady / Stitch u. Druck v. Weger in Leipzig / Jefferson Davis. / Verlag v. Baumgaertner's Buchh. recto, lower left corner, handwritten in pencil: 5.00 verso, lower left corner, handwritten in pencil: EC

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.

Related Source

See item # 623B.

ID

623

Digital ID

FVW_00623

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.

Jefferson Davis Steel Engraving

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