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The CDV features a bust-length portrait of John Hay, private secretary to Abraham Lincoln and eventually the 37th United States Secretary of State. In the portrait, Hay wears a suit and tie, and his head is turned slightly to his proper left.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
4 1/8 X 2 1/2 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
paper (fiber product); albumen process
recto, inscribed at bottom: John Hay verso, inscribed at top: John Hay / (1838-1905) / AUTHOR, LAWYER, LINCOLN'S / SECRT. UNTIL DEATH / (1861-65) verso, backmark: I HAVE CHAINED THE SUN TO SERVE ME / Gurney / Fifth Avenue, Cor. 16th St, N. y.
Carte de visite photographs; Hay, John, 1838-1905
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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