Artifacts

Creator

Mathew Brady

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Creator Role

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Description

The carte de visite depicts a vignette portrait of James Speed, appointed as Attorney General by Abraham Lincoln in 1864. The albumen print is affixed to a paper card that features a gold gilt border.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

4 X 2 3/8 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

albumen print on paper card

Inscription

recto: Brady / Washington. verso, handwritten in pencil: Atty. Genl. Speed / 95 / 9 verso, printed: BRADY'S / NATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTRAIT GALLERIES / No. 352 Pennsylvania Av. / Washington D.C. / Broadway & Tenth St. New York. / 762

Creation Location

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

Work Type

carte-de-visite (card photograph)

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

7136

Digital ID

FVW_07136

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.

Attorney General James Speed Photograph

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