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The colored engraving features a full-length portrait of Charles Wilkes. Wilkes is seated at a table. His proper right hand rests on a pile of papers while his proper left holds a sword. The engraving is printed on off-white paper that appears to have been removed from a bound volume.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
10 3/4 X 8 inches
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colored ink engraving on paper
recto, below portrait: Painted by Alonzo Chappel recto, below portrait, printed signature: Charles Wilkes recto, below signature: Likeness from a recent Photograph from life. / Johnson, Fry & Co. Publishers, New York. / Entered according to act of Congress AD 1864 by Johnson, Fry & Co. in the clerks office of the district court for the southern district of NY. verso, handwritten in pencil: 86 / 116
Engraving; Wilkes, Charles, 1798-1877
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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