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The CDV features a photograph of a print that depicts a standing portrait of Nathaniel Lyon, the first Union general to be killed during the United States Civil War. In the portrait, Lyon wears his Union Army uniform. He stands with his proper right hand resting on a table.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
4 X 2 1/2 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
paper (fiber product); albumen process
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: Gnl. Lyon verso, backmark: J. H. BUFFORD, / PRINT PUBLISHER AND LITHOGRAPHER, / 313 WASHINGTON ST., / BOSTON. / FROM HIS ORIGINAL SUBJECT.
Carte de visite photographs; Lyon, Nathaniel, -1861
albumen prints ; cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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