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Creator Role

publisher photographer

Description

The carte de visite features a standing portrait of Robert Toombs, one of the organizers of the Confederate States of America and its first Secretary of State.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

4"" X 2 1/2""

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product); albumen process

Inscription

recto, inscribed below print: Robert Toombs / [Traitor?] verso, inscribed at top: [$40.00] verso, backmark: PUBLISHED BY / E. ANTHONY, / 501 Broadway, / NEW YORK. / FROM / PHOTOGRAPHIC / NEGATIVE, / BY / M. B. BRADY.

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

963

Digital ID

FVW_00963

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 Robert Toombs

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