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The CDV features a standing portrait of E. E. Ellsworth, the Union's first casualty of the American Civil War. In the portrait, Ellsworth stands resting his proper left hand on his sword. He is dressed in uniform.
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: E. E. Ellsworth / Colonel / killed at Alexandria / Va. May, 24, 1861 verso, backmark: COLLECTION OF AMERICANA / FREDERICK HILL MESERVE / NEW YORK verso, inscribed at bottom left corner: 2.XX
Carte de visite photographs; Ellsworth, E. E. (Elmer Ephraim), 1837-1861
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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