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Description

The carte de visite depicts a seated portrait of John Wilkes Booth, assassin of Abraham Lincoln. Booth is shown with his proper right elbow resting on a chair with his proper right hand at his chin.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

3 15/16 X 2 7/16 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

albumen print on paper card

Inscription

recto: J. WILKES BOOTH.

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

7127

Digital ID

FVW_07127

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.

J. Wilkes Booth Photograph

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