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Description

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.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n. d.

Measurement

3 1/4 X 6 3/4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

albumen print on paper card mount

Inscription

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.

Creation Location

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

Work Type

stereograph

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

6529

Digital ID

FVW_06529

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.

Rev. Henry Ward Beecher

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