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Creator Role

photographer publisher

Description

The carte de visite features a photograph taken by Wenderoth & Taylor in 1864. On 20 April 1865, Wenderoth, Taylor, and Brown published an advertisement in the Philadelphia Inquirer for the sell of card photographs featuring this image. [Ref: O-95.] The photograph features a seated Abraham Lincoln from the waist up. It is cut into an oval shape and affixed to a paper card.

Description Source

Hamilton, Charles and Lloyd Ostendorf, eds. Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma, 1963; Page: 184.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1865

Measurement

3 13/16 X 2 7/16 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

albumen print on paper card

Inscription

verso: W. & T. / WENDEROTH & TAYLOR / 912-914 / Chestnut Street / Philadelphia

Creation Location

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

Work Type

carte-de-visite (card photograph)

Class

CDVs

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

7117

Digital ID

FVW_07117

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.

Wenderoth & Taylor White House Photograph of Abraham Lincoln

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