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Description

The CDV features photograph of a print depicting a portrait of William Sprague IV, the 27th Governor of Rhode Island. Sprague participated in the First Battle of Bull Run while he was a sitting governor. In the portrait, Sprague poses in his uniform. He hold his proper right hand at his waist and a document in his proper left hand.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

1861

Measurement

4 X 2 3/8 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product); albumen process

Inscription

recto, below print: Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1861, by J. H. / BUFFORD, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court / of the District of Massachusetts. verso, inscribed at top: Gov Sprague of / R. I. verso, backmark: J. H. BUFFORD / PRINT PUBLISHER AND LITHOGRAPHER, / 131 WASHINGTON ST., / BOSTON. / FROM HIS ORIGINAL SUBJECT.

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

837

Digital ID

FVW_00837

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.

Standing Portrait of William Sprague IV

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