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Creator Role

publisher photographer

Description

The carte de visite features a portrait of Stephen A. Douglas, an American politician from Illinois and a longtime political rival of Abraham Lincoln. The image depicts Douglas standing with his proper left hand resting on a short pillar.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

3 15/16 X 2 1/4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

albumen print on paper card

Inscription

verso, handwritten in pencil: S. A. Douglas verso, printed: PUBLISHED BY / D. APPLETON & CO. / from / NEGATIVES / by / J. GURNEY & SON.

Creation Location

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

Work Type

carte-de-visite (card photograph)

Class

CDVs

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

7128

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.

Stephen A. Douglas Portrait

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