Artifacts

Creator

Mathew Brady

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Creator Role

photgrapher

Description

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.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

1862

Measurement

2 1/2 X 3 5/8 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product); albumen process

Inscription

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.

Creation Location

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

Work Type

carte-de-visite (card photograph)

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.

Related Source

See Collection Documentation Box 1, Folder 8000-8999.

ID

8313

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.

South Front of White House, Washington

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