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The steel engraving depicts a bust portrait of Roger B. Taney, the fifth Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and deliverer of a pro-slavery decision in the Dred Scott v. Sanford case. The engraving is printed on off-white paper and in black ink. It appears to have been torn from a bound volume.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
9 3/4 X 7 inches
Recto, below image, printed signature: R. B. Taney
Taney, Roger Brooke, 1777-1864
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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