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The carte de visite depicts a vignette portrait of James Speed, appointed as Attorney General by Abraham Lincoln in 1864. The albumen print is affixed to a paper card that features a gold gilt border.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
4 X 2 3/8 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
albumen print on paper card
recto: Brady / Washington. verso, handwritten in pencil: Atty. Genl. Speed / 95 / 9 verso, printed: BRADY'S / NATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTRAIT GALLERIES / No. 352 Pennsylvania Av. / Washington D.C. / Broadway & Tenth St. New York. / 762
Speed, James, 1812-1887
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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