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Creator Role

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Description

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.

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: 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

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

842

Digital ID

FVW_00842

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.

Standing Portrait of E. E. Ellsworth

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