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The carte-de-visite features a seated portrait of Abraham Lincoln taken by Mathew Brady. The image is referred to as the most candid portrait of Abraham Lincoln. [Ref: O-60.]
Hamilton, Charles and Lloyd Ostendorf, eds. Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma, 1963; Page: 98.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
4 X 2 3/8 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
verso, inscribed at top: Lincoln
Carte de visite photographs; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
albumen prints ; cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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