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Description

Reproduction of a photo, probably a book illustration: ""Libby Prison, 1865."" In the foreground, there is a long dirt road leading the Libby Prison. There is a large covered right on the side of the road. On the opposite side of the road, there is a series of large white tents. Libby Prison is depicted as having an American flag waving at the top.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1880-1890

Measurement

6 3/4"" X 9 1/8""

Materials and Techniques Display

albumen print (photographic prints by process)

Inscription

recto, bottom: " LIBBY PRISON, 1865. FROM A WAR-TIME PHOTO."

Creation Location

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

Work Type

albumen print

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

1370

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.

LIBBY PRISON, 1865. FROM A WAR-TIME PHOTO.

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