Artifacts

Creator

Anthony Berger

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Creator Role

photographer

Description

The carte de visite features a reproduction of Anthony Berger's 9 February 1864 photograph of Abraham Lincoln. Robert T. Lincoln once wrote that he believed this was the most satisfactory likeness of his father. [Ref: O-92.] The image shows Lincoln from the waist up in a seated position.

Description Source

Hamilton, Charles and Lloyd Ostendorf, eds. Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma, 1963; Page: 176.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1864

Measurement

4 X 2 7/16 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

albumen print on paper card

Inscription

recto: PRESIDENT LINCOLN

Creation Location

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

Work Type

carte-de-visite (card photograph)

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

7116

Digital ID

FVW_07116

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.

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