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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.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
3 15/16 X 2 1/4 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
albumen print on paper card
verso, handwritten in pencil: S. A. Douglas verso, printed: PUBLISHED BY / D. APPLETON & CO. / from / NEGATIVES / by / J. GURNEY & SON.
carte-de-visite (card photograph)
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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