Artifacts

Files

Download

Download Full Text (1.1 MB)

Creator Role

photographer; publisher

Description

The black and white Carte de Visite depicts depicts Lincoln assasssination coconspirator Lewis Thornton Powell (also known as Payne and other aliases) standing, with his hand in shackles; The card is trimmed at its top corners

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Date of Publication

1865

Approximate Creation Date

1865

Time Period

1860-1869

Measurement

3 3/4 X 2 3/8 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

albumen print on paper card

Inscription

Recto, bottom: PAYNE, alias WOOD, alias HALL. / Arrested as an Associate of Booth in the Conspiracy. / Entered according to Act of Congress, by Alex. Gardner, in the year 1865, in / the Clerk's Office of the District Court for the District of Columbia.; Verso: ALEX. GARDNER. / Photographer to the Army of the Potomac. / GALLERIES / 511 SEVENTH STREET AND 332 PENNSYLVANIA AV. / PUBLISHED BY / PHILP & SOLOMONS, / WASHINGTON D.C.

Creation Location

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

Work Type

carte de visite

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

5505

Digital ID

FVW_05505

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.

Lewis Thornton Powell

Share

COinS