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Creator Role

printer

Description

The CDV-sized engraving features bust portrait of General George Meade, famous for defeating General Robert E. Lee at the Battle of Gettysburg. In the portrait, Meade is pictured in his Union Army uniform. He faces slightly toward his proper right.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

4 X 2 1/2 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product); albumen process

Inscription

recto, below portrait: GEN. GEO. G. MEADE. / L. PRANG & CO. BOSTON

Creation Location

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

Work Type

cartes-de-visite (card photographs) ; engraving (print)

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

833

Digital ID

FVW_00833

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.

Engraved Portrait of General George Meade

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