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A variant of Mathew Brady's Cooper Union Address Lincoln photograph, the carte-de-visite is a photograph of an engraving or lithograph of Abraham Lincoln from the chest up.
Hamilton, Charles and Lloyd Ostendorf, eds. Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma, 1963; Page: 37.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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4 X 2 1/2 inches
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recto, below print: PRESIDENT LINCOLN / C. F. Gladwell. / Copyright secured. verso, backmark: 82 NEWMAN ST. / CHAS. F. GLADWELL / LONDON W.
Brady, Mathew B., approximately 1823-1896; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. Cooper Institute speech
cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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