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Portrait of Mary Todd Lincoln wearing the mourning attire she wore for months after the death of her son, Willie Lincoln. The object features a two cent Washington stamp on its reverse. [Ref: ML, O-23.]
Ostendorf, Lloyd. "The Photographs of Mary Todd Lincoln." Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society (1908-1984) 61, no. 3 (Autumn,1968): 269-332.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
2 3/8 X 4 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
verso, inscribed at top: Mrs. Lincoln verso, in backmark: CARTE DE VISITE / BY J. CARBUTT / PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTIST / 131 LAKE ST. / CHICAGO.
Carte de visite photographs; Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882
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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