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Creator Role

photographer

Description

The oval-shaped albumen print features a composite image of the members of the 38th Congress who voted for the 13th Amendment. The image is mounted on a cream-colored card. Documentary information (i.e., the composite key) is also included.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

1865

Measurement

17 1/2 X 21 inches mount)

Materials and Techniques Display

albumen print on paper mount

Inscription

recto, at bottom of image: ENTERED ACCORDING TO ACT OF CONGRESS IN THE YEAR 1865 BY POWELL & CO. IN THE CLERK'S OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK verso, handwritten at top right of mount: 750-

Creation Location

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

Work Type

albumen print

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

5711

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.

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