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Creator Role

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Description

The CDV-sized engraving features a portrait of Captain John Ericsson, designer of the USS Monitor, the first armored ship with a rotating turret. In the portrait, Ericsson wears a suit and tie and is pictured from the chest up.

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); engraving (printing process)

Inscription

recto, below portrait: CAPT. J. ERICSSON. / INVENTOR & CONSTRUCTOR OF THE / "MONITOR." / L. Prang & Co. Boston & Washington.

Creation Location

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

Work Type

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

Class

CDVs

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

834

Digital ID

FVW_00834

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.

Capt. J. Ericsson. Inventor & Constructor of the

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