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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.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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11 3/8 X 8 3/4 inches
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ink on paper steel engraving
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
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889; Portriats
[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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