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Description

The CDV features a seated portrait of Winfield Scott, a general in the United States Army. In the portrait, Scott is pictured wearing his Army uniform.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

1862

Measurement

4 X 2 1/2 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product); albumen process

Inscription

recto, below print: Lieut. Gen. WINFIELD SCOTT. / Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1862, by Chas. / D. Fredricks & Co., in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the / United States for the Southern District of New York. verso, backmark: THIS PICTURE of Lieut. Gen. WINFIELD SCOTT was / made at West Point, N. Y., June 10, 1862. The subscribers / claim that, for correctness of portraiture, finish and detail, it is / pre-eminently the best portrait of the Great American Military / Chieftain. / CHAS. D. FREDRICKS & CO., / 587 BROADWAY, NEW YORK.

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

825

Digital ID

FVW_00825

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.

Seated Portrait of Winfield Scott

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