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The cdv features a slightly angled close-up of the White House taken from the southeast. In the foreground, two landscapers are pictured at work. There is an 1862 Brady copyright included on the card's front, and a Brady label appears on verso. The mount corners are clipped and the lower margin has been shaved.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
2 1/2 X 3 5/8 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
paper (fiber product); albumen process
recto, below print: [En]tered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1862, by M. B. BRADY, in the Clerk's Office [of] / District Court of the District of Columbia. verso, BRADY'S ALBUM GALLERY. / No. 14, / SOUTH FRONT OF WHITE HOUSE, / WASHINGTON. / The Photographs of this series were taken directly from nature, at con- / siderable cost. Warning is therefore given that legal proceedings will / be at once instituted against any party infringing the copyright.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; White House (Washington, D.C.)
carte-de-visite (card photograph)
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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