Artifacts

Creator

Mathew Brady

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Creator Role

photographer

Description

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.]

Description Source

Hamilton, Charles and Lloyd Ostendorf, eds. Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma, 1963; Page: 98.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

4 X 2 3/8 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

albumen process

Inscription

verso, inscribed at top: Lincoln

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

674

Digital ID

FVW_00674

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 Abraham Lincoln

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