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The CDV features a photograph of an engraving or painting. It depicts Columbia holding a copy of the Emancipation Proclamation. To her proper right, an African-American man kneels holding an American Flag. To Columbia's proper left, and African-American woman kneels with her arms crossed at her chest.
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: EMANCIPATION verso, inscribed at top right: [$6.00] verso, inscribed at right: SCD[?]
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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