Artifacts

Creator

Henszey and Co.

Files

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Creator Role

creator

Description

The CDV features a bust-length vignette portrait of Simon Cameron, 26th United States Secretary of War. In the portrait, Cameron is turned slightly to his proper right and looks directly into the camera.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

3 3/8 X 2 1/4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product); albumen process

Inscription

verso, inscribed at top: 811 verso, backmark: TO THE PUBLIC. / In order to give satisfaction to our customers, we show proofs of all Pictures / taken, having increased our facilities by new Lights-new and improved Instru- / ments-attentive and competent hands-we are now prepared to furnish work-which for beauty of finish, tone, and artistic merit, cannot be surpassed by any / establishment in the city. / HENSZEY & CO. / FAIRS will be furnished with Cards of PROMINENT DIVINES, as a small price. / HENSZEY & CO., / No. 812 Arch Street, Philadelphia. verso, inscribed at bottom: (1st cabinet) / Lincoln's Secretary / of War ' / Simon Cameron / of Pennsylvania

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

876

Digital ID

FVW_00876

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.

Vignette Portrait of Simon Cameron

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