Seated Portrait of Helen Wise

Title

Seated Portrait of Helen Wise

Files

Creator Role

publisher

Description

The CDV features a seated portrait of Helen Wise, a nineteenth-century actress. In the portrait, Wise is seated wearing a knee-length dress. She holds a cigar in her mouth.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1861

Measurement

2 1/4 X 3 5/8 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product); albumen process

Inscription

recto, inscribed at bottom of print: Helen Wise verso, inscribed at top: Helen Wise / Actress / 1861 verso, backmark: C . D. FREDRICKS & CO. / 587 / Broadway, / NEW YORK. / 108 / Calle de la Habana, / HABANA / 31 Passage du Havre, / PARIS.

Subjects

Carte de visite Photos

Work Type

albumen prints • cartes-de-visite (card Photos)

Class

CDV's

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

4102.00

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 Helen Wise

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