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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.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
4 X 2 1/2 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
paper (fiber product); engraving (printing process)
recto, below portrait: CAPT. J. ERICSSON. / INVENTOR & CONSTRUCTOR OF THE / "MONITOR." / L. Prang & Co. Boston & Washington.
Carte de visite photographs; Ericsson, John, 1803-1889
cartes-de-visite (card photographs) ; engraving (print)
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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