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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.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
4 X 2 1/2 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
paper (fiber product); albumen process
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.
Carte de visite photographs; Wilkes, Charles, 1798-1877
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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