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Creator Role

publisher photographer

Description

The stereograph features a black and white seated portrait of Abraham Lincoln that was taken by Matthew Brady in 1864. [Ref: O-84.] At the card's back, documentary information appears on a sticker. Affixed to the sticker is a three-cent revenue stamp."

Description Source

Hamilton, Charles and Lloyd Ostendorf, eds. Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma, 1963; Page: 166.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1864

Measurement

3 1/4 X 6 3/4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

albumen print on paper card

Inscription

recto, printed at left: American & Foreign recto, printed at right: Portrait Gallery. verso, handwritten in pencil: 983508 / SVE [?] verso, printed: PROMINENT PORTRAITS. / No. 2969. / [?] ABRAHAM LINCOLN, President of United States. / 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

photos

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

373

Digital ID

FVW_00373

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.

Prominent Portraits. No. 2969. Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States.

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