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Portrait photo of Wendell Phillips [cabinet card]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05111.01.1350 Author/Creator: Place Written: [Boston, Ma.] Type: Photograph Date: Pagination: 1 photograph 16.5 x 10.8 cm

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05111.01.1350 Author/Creator: Place Written: [Boston, Ma.] Type: Photograph Date: Pagination: 1 photograph 16.5 x 10.8 cm

Image shows Wendell Phillips seated and looking to his right of the camera. Inscription on recto: "Conly Boston." Inscription on verso: "Wendell Phillips" and "C. F. Conly Photographer 465 Washington St., Boston."

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