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The stereograph contains a black and white portrait of Reverend Henry Ward Beecher from the waist up. Beecher was a member of the clergy, a social reformer, and an abolitionist. He is also the brother of Harriet Beecher Stowe, who is famous for her role as an abolitionist and her novel Uncle Tom's Cabin. The image is on a yellow-colored paper card mount.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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3 1/4 X 6 3/4 inches
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albumen print on paper card mount
recto, vertical left: American & Foreign recto, vertical right: Portrait Gallery. verso, printed center: PROMINENT PORTRAITS / No. 1761. / REV. HENRY WARD BEECHER. / PUBLISHED BY E. & H.T. ANTHONY & CO., / American and Foreign Stereoscopic Emporium, 501 Broadway, New-York.
Antislavery movements; Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887; Portrait photographs--1850-1870
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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