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The carte de visite features a photograph taken by Wenderoth & Taylor in 1864. On 20 April 1865, Wenderoth, Taylor, and Brown published an advertisement in the Philadelphia Inquirer for the sell of card photographs featuring this image. [Ref: O-95.] The photograph features a seated Abraham Lincoln from the waist up. It is cut into an oval shape and affixed to a paper card.
Hamilton, Charles and Lloyd Ostendorf, eds. Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma, 1963; Page: 184.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
3 13/16 X 2 7/16 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
albumen print on paper card
verso: W. & T. / WENDEROTH & TAYLOR / 912-914 / Chestnut Street / Philadelphia
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
carte-de-visite (card photograph)
[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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