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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.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
3 3/8 X 2 1/4 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
paper (fiber product); albumen process
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
Cameron, Simon, 1799-1889; Carte de visite photographs
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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