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Unknown Engraving of Roger B. Taney

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03210.02 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Engraving Date: n.d. Pagination: 1 engraving : b&w ; 20.5 x 15.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Modern printing of a bust portrait engraving of Taney.

Background Information: Taney served as Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court 1836-1864.

People: Taney, Roger Brooke, 1777-1864

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: American StatesmenArt, Music, Theater, and Film

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