Download Full Text (638 KB)
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.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
3 15/16 X 2 7/16 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
albumen print on paper card
recto: J. WILKES BOOTH.
Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Assassination
carte-de-visite (card photograph)
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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.
Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
Mississippi State University Libraries.
Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).
For more information about the contents of this collection, email email@example.com.