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Description

The image features a bust-length portrait of Edwin M. Stanton, the 27th United States Secretary of War. In the portrait, Stanton is seated and wearing glasses. His body and gaze are turned slightly to his proper right.

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: E m Stanton. / Secy of War recto, below inscription: Entered according to Act of Congress A. D. 1862 by M. B. Brady in the Clerk's / office of the District Court of the U. S. for the So. District of New York. verso, inscribed at top: Secty Stanton / War verso, in backmark: Published by / E. & H. T. Anthony, / 501 Broadway, / New York / FROM / PHOTOGRAPHIC NEGATIVE / in / BRADY'S / NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY verso, inscribed below backmark: [$45.00]

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

857

Digital ID

FVW_00857

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.

Bust-length Portrait of Edwin M. Stanton

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