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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.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
3 7/16 X 7 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
albumen print on paper card mount
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.
Kidnapping victims; Ross, Charles Brewster, 1870-1874; Skeleton leaf arrangements
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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