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Smith, H. W. (fl. 1848-1868) Engraved portrait of Andrew Johnson

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00496.261.01 Author/Creator: Smith, H. W. (fl. 1848-1868) Place Written: s.l. Type: Print Date: no date Pagination: 1 engraving: b&w ; 24.2 x 15.2 cm.

Summary of Content: Vignette left-facing bust portrait in profile by H.W. Smith. Engraver's name is located on the lower right of the image. Printed signature underneath image. Page appears to have once been a part of a book.

Background Information:

People: Smith, H. W., fl. 1848-1868
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: PresidentArt, Music, Theater, and Film

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