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Creator Role

publisher photographer

Description

Seated portrait of Mary Todd Lincoln. In the portrait, Lincoln wears a vertical striped gown and holds a floral bouquet. [Ref: ML, O-21.]

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. 1863

Measurement

4 X 2 1/2 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

albumen process

Inscription

recto, below print: Entered according to Act of Congress A. D. 1863 by M. B. Brady at 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 / Aunt Abe verso, in backmark: Published by / E. & H.T. Anthony / 501 Broadway / New York / FROM / PHOTOGRAPHIC NEGATIVE / in / BRADY's / National Portrait Gallery

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

662

Digital ID

FVW_00662

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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