Frank and Virginia Williams
This black and white illustration is of David Dixon Porter, a United States Navy admiral in command of the Mississippi River Squadron, which cooperated with the army under Major General Ulysses S. Grant in the Vicksburg Campaign. Porter is depicted as wearing a dark, double-breasted military uniform with epaulettes on both shoulders and a long beard on his face. There is some shading behind him in the illustration. The engraver is named along the bottom edge of the illustration and Porter's signature is depicted beneath. This illustration is from volume seven, of Abraham Lincoln : A History by John G. Nicolay and John Hay.
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New York : The Century Co
Porter, David Dixon, 1813 – 1891
Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Nicolay and Hay’s Abraham Lincoln, Volume 7
The Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana
Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)
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"Illustration, David Dixon Porter" (1890). Images. 345.