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Buttre, John Chester (1821-1893) Engraving of George William Curtis.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02453.59 Author/Creator: Buttre, John Chester (1821-1893) Place Written: s.l. Type: Print Date: circa 1860 Pagination: 1 engraving : b&w ; 25 x 16.3 cm.

Summary of Content: Adhered to scrapbook mount. Adhered to lower right is a short biographical note.

People: Curtis, George William, 1824-1892
Buttre, John Chester, 1821-1893

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Art, Music, Theater, and FilmLiterature and Language Arts

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