Frank and Virginia Williams
This black and white illustration is of John Brown, an American abolitionist leader who was eventually captured and executed for a failed incitement of a slave rebellion at Harpers Ferry preceding the American Civil War. Brown is depicted as wearing a dark suit and vest with a white shirt while standing with his hands behind his back. Brown's name is captioned beneath the illustration. The illustration is within volume two of Abraham Lincoln : A History by John G. Nicolay and John Hay.
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New York : The Century Co
Brown, John, 1800 – 1859
Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Nicolay and Hay’s Abraham Lincoln, Volume 2
The Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana
Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)
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"Illustration, John Brown" (1890). Images. 78.