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The carte de visite features a bust-length portrait of John C. Breckinridge, former Vice President of the United States, United States congressman, and Secretary of War for the Confederacy. In the portrait, Breckinridge wears a suit and tie and pictured from the waist up.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
4"" X 2 1/2""
Materials and Techniques Display
paper (fiber product); albumen process
verso, inscribed at top: Breckenridge [sic] 799 / GG
Breckinridge, John C. (John Cabell), 1821-1875; Carte de visite photographs
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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