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Unknown Engraving of Henry Timrod.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02453.58 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Print Date: circa 1860 Pagination: 1 engraving : b&w ; 24.2 x 17.6 cm.

Summary of Content: Adhered to scrapbook mount. "Drawn from a painting by P.P. Carter." "Owned by the Hon. William A. Courtenay."

People: Timrod, Henry, 1828-1867

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Art, Music, Theater, and FilmLiterature and Language ArtsPoetryConfederate States of America

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