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The Civil War-era carte de visite features a caricature portrait of Andrew Johnson, who vetoed the Freedman's Bureau bill on 18 February 1866, kicking a literal bureau as dark figures fall from the drawers. The cardboard mount appears to be 20th century product.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
3 7/8 X 2 3/8 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
paper (fiber product); albumen process
recto, in print on sign: THE VETO, [?] recto, on label below print: A Johnson Kicking / out the Freed Mans Bureau verso, inscribed at top right: $35.
Carte de visite photographs; Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875
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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