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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.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

4 X 2 3/8 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product); albumen process

Inscription

verso, inscribed at top: [7.50] verso, backmark: Brigadier-General Sprague. / CHARLES TABER & CO., / MANUFACTURERS, / New Bedford, Mass.

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

albumen prints ; cartes-de-visite (card photographs)

Class

CDVs

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

836

Digital ID

FVW_00836

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 William Sprague

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