Artifacts

Creator

Edward Anthony

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Creator Role

publisher

Description

The CDV features a seated portrait of Commodore Charles Wilkes, commander of the USS San Jacinto during the Trent Affair. In the portrait, Wilkes wears a suit and tie. He holds a top hat and gloves with his proper right hand.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

4 X 2 1/2 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product); albumen process

Inscription

recto, inscribed below print: Com. Wilkes verso, inscribed at top: Com Wilkes / [$8.00] verso, backmark: PUBLISHED BY E. ANTHONY, / 501 Broadway, / NEW YORK. / FROM / PHOTOGRAPHIC / NEGATIVE, / FROM / BRADY'S NATIONAL / Portrait Gallery.

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

835

Digital ID

FVW_00835

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 Commodore Charles Wilkes

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