Artifacts

Creator

Mathew Brady

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Creator Role

photographer

Description

The cdv features a seated portrait of Mary Todd Lincoln. Her proper right hand rests on a side table. She wears a floral embroidered gown. [Ref: ML, O-8.]

Description Source

Ostendorf, Lloyd. "The Photographs of Mary Todd Lincoln." Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society (1908-1984) 61, no. 3 (Autumn,1968): 269-332.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1861

Measurement

2 3/8 X 4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

albumen process

Inscription

verso, inscribed at top: 250- verso, in backmark: BRADY'S / NATIONAL / PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTRAIT GALLERIES / No. 352 Pennsylvania Avenue, / WASHINGTON, D. C., / and / Broadway & Tenth st., New York.

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

4226

Digital ID

FVW_04226

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 Mary Todd Lincoln

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