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Steel engraving: ""Libby Prison in 1865."" This image is potentially related to similar photographs by Andrew J. Russell or . In the foreground of the image, there is a small brick structure with several people standing in front of it. Libby prison is depicted as being under Union control. There is an American flag flying over the top of the building. There are also signs that the building was undergoing repairs. Several people and smaller structures line the streets and areas adjacent to Libby prison.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
6 1/4 X 9 3/8 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
lithographic engraving (printing process)
recto, bottom:"LIBBY PRISON IN 1865"
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Virginia--Politics and government--1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
lithographic engravings (prints)
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Item was likely removed from ï¿½The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazineï¿½ November 1887- April 1888. MSU-U.S. Grant Presidential Library -- Climate Control Room AP2 .C4 V.36 NO.14 1888
Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
Mississippi State University Libraries
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