Artifacts

Creator

I. L. Rogers

Files

Download

Download Full Text (102 KB)

Creator Role

copyrighter

Description

The stereograph contains a sepia-toned image of skeleton leaf arrangement in memory of Charlie Ross, whose portrait appears at the base of the arrangement. Ross was the first child to be kidnapped for ransom in the United States. The image is adhered to a cream-colored paper card mount.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1877

Measurement

3 7/16 X 7 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

albumen print on paper card mount

Inscription

recto, vertical left: SKELETON LEAVES. recto, vertical right: Entered according to Act of congress in the year 1877, by I. L. Rogers, / in the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington, D.C. recto, at bottom of image: Charlie Ross THE Stolen Child.

Creation Location

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

Work Type

stereograph

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.

ID

6541

Digital ID

FVW_06541

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.

Charlie Ross the Stolen Child.

Share

COinS