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The carte de visite features a vignette portrait of J. P. Benjamin, who served as a United States Senator from Louisiana as well as Attorney General, Secretary of War, and Secretary of State for the Confederate States of America.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
4"" X 2 3/8""
Materials and Techniques Display
paper (fiber product); albumen process
recto, inscribed below print: J. P. Benjamin recto, below print: C. D. Fredricks & Co. N. Y. verso, inscribed at top: J. P. Benjamin / La verso, inscribed on backmark: [$25.00] verso, backmark: C. D. FREDRICKS & CO. / 587 / Broadway, / NEW YORK. / 108 / Calle de la Habana / HABANA. / 31 Passage du Havre / PARIS. verso, inscribed below backmark: C. S. / Atty Gen. 1861 / Sec. of War 1861-2 / Sec. of St. 1862-5 / 6.
Benjamin, J. P. (Judah Philip), 1811-1884; Carte de visite photographs
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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