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The carte-de-visite features a bust-length oval portrait of Abraham Lincoln taken by Wenderoth & Taylor. [Ref: O-95.]
Hamilton, Charles and Lloyd Ostendorf, eds. Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma, 1963; Page: 386.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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4 X 2 1/2 inches
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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.
Carte de visite photographs; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
albumen prints ; cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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