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Creator Role

photographer

Description

The carte-de-visite features a bust-length oval portrait of Abraham Lincoln taken by Wenderoth & Taylor. [Ref: O-95.]

Description Source

Hamilton, Charles and Lloyd Ostendorf, eds. Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma, 1963; Page: 386.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

1864

Measurement

4 X 2 1/2 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

albumen process

Inscription

verso, inscribed at top: 1864 in Wash. D.C. / (White House) / 9382 / Mellon p. 190 / [?] #77 verso, in backmark: W. & T. / WENDEROTH & TAYLOR / 912-914 / Chestnut Street / Philadelphia. verso, at bottom: No. / N.B. The negative of this picture may be purchased, in which case / its preservation will be secured. / In ordering duplicates please sent the No. as above with the name.

Creation Location

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

Work Type

albumen prints ; cartes-de-visite (card photographs)

Class

Article

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

680

Digital ID

FVW_00680

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.

Wenderoth & Taylor Portrait of Abraham Lincoln

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