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The CDV features a seated portrait of William Sprague IV, the 27th Governor of Rhode Island. Sprague participated in the First Battle of Bull Run while he was a sitting governor. In the portrait, Sprague poses in his uniform. He hold his proper left arm at his stomach and his proper right hand at his lap.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
4 X 2 3/8 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
paper (fiber product); albumen process
verso, inscribed at top: [7.50] verso, backmark: Brigadier-General Sprague. / CHARLES TABER & CO., / MANUFACTURERS, / New Bedford, Mass.
Carte de visite photographs; Sprague, William, 1830-1915
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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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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