Artifacts

Creator

Mathew Brady

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Creator Role

photographer copyrighter

Description

Standing portrait of Mary Todd Lincoln. In the portrait, Lincoln stands with her hands at her front and turned to her proper right. She wears a floral gown and floral wreath in her hair. [Ref: ML, O-10.]

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 / District of Columbia. verso, inscribed at top: [$100.00]

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

653

Digital ID

FVW_00653

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.

Standing Portrait of Mary Todd Lincoln

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