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Creator Role

publisher photographer

Description

Seated portrait of Mary Todd Lincoln. Lincoln holds a floral bouquet in her proper right hand and wears a floral wreath in her hair. [Ref: ML, O-16.]

Description Source

Ostendorf, Lloyd. "The Photographs of Mary Todd Lincoln." Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society (1908-1984) 61, no. 3 (Autumn,1968): 269-332.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1861

Measurement

4 X 2 1/2 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

albumen process

Inscription

recto, below print: MRS. LINCOLN / Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861, by M. B. Brady, in the / Clerk's Office of the District Court of the U. S. for the So. District of New-York. verso, inscribed at top: FA / NI verso, in backmark: Published by / E. ANTHONY. / 501 Broadway, N.Y. / Manufacturer / OF / Photographic / Albums / FROM / Photographic Negative / in / BRADY'S / National Portrait Gallery. / Snyder, Black & Sturn, N. Y.

Creation Location

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

Work Type

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

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

657

Digital ID

FVW_00657

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.

Seated Portrait of Mary Todd Lincoln

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