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Creator Role

photographer

Description

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.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

6 1/4 X 9 3/8 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

lithographic engraving (printing process)

Inscription

recto, bottom:"LIBBY PRISON IN 1865"

Creation Location

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

Work Type

lithographic engravings (prints)

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

Item was likely removed from �The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine� November 1887- April 1888. MSU-U.S. Grant Presidential Library -- Climate Control Room AP2 .C4 V.36 NO.14 1888

ID

1346

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 IN 1865

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