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Creator Role

publisher photographer

Description

Seated portrait of Mary Todd Lincoln. In the portrait, Lincoln is turned to her proper right and wears fresh flowers in her hair and on her dress. [Ref: ML, O-9.]

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. 1862

Measurement

3 7/8 X 2 3/8 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

albumen process

Inscription

recto, below print: Entered according to Act of Congress A.D. 1862, 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: Mrs Lincoln / [$30.00] verso, in backmark: Published by / E. & H. T. Anthony. / 501 Broadway / New York / FROM / PHOTOGRAPHIC NEGATIVE / in / BRADY'S / National Portrait Gallery verso, inscribed at bottom: 12

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

652

Digital ID

FVW_00652

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.

Vignette Portrait of Mary Todd Lincoln

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