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The carte de visite depicts a seated portrait of Oliver Wendell Holmes, author, poet, and physician. One of his more popular works includes "The Last Leaf," which was greatly admired by President Abraham Lincoln. Includes a slip of documentary information.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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3 11/16 X 2 7/16 inches
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albumen print on paper card
reverse, stamp: BLACK. 168 Washington St. reverse, handwritten in pencil: [?] / O.W. Holmes, Sr. / 35 / -50 / Don [?] / Only the / 2nd / time he's / seen [?] / [?] / note / it [?] / walk in / [?] / O.W. Homes
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894
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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