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Description

The carte-de-visite features a bust-length portrait image of Abraham Lincoln. It is the same photograph Lincoln gifted to Lucy G. Speed with the longest inscription he ever penned on a photograph.[Ref: O-55.]

Description Source

Hamilton, Charles and Lloyd Ostendorf, eds. Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma, 1963; Page: 251.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

4 1/4 X 2 1/2 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

albumen process

Inscription

verso, inscribed at top: Same portrait / as presented / by Lincoln / to Mrs. Lucy G. Speed / Oct 3, 1861. / [$75.00] / Our [?] by / Briggs 3/15/30 at / [?] not so good

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

673

Digital ID

FVW_00673

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.

Bust-length Portrait of Abraham Lincoln

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