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Creator Role

lithographer

Description

The CDV-sized lithograph features an oval portrait of James Murray Mason, Commissioner of the Confederacy to the United Kingdom. Mason was on of the two Confederate diplomats captured on a British ship during the Trent Affair.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

4"" X 2 3/8""

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product); lithography

Inscription

recto, below portrait: MASON. / L. Prang & Co. Lith. Boston verso, inscribed at center: [3.00]

Creation Location

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

Work Type

cartes-de-visite (card photographs) ; lithograph

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

1033

Digital ID

FVW_01033

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.

Portrait of James Murray Mason

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