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Portrait photo of unidentified man [John C. Fremont ?] [cabinet card]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05111.01.1379 Author/Creator: Place Written: [Paterson, NJ] Type: Photograph Date: Pagination: 1 photograph 16.5 x 10.8 cm

Summary of Content: Same as #1382. The image shows a grey-haired man wearing a civilian suit. He is looking to his left of the camera. Inscription on recto: "I am truly yours John C. Fremont" and Copyrighted, July '90 by Doremus, Paterson, N.J." Inscription on verso: "L. H. Doremus Photographer Solar Phot's. Crayons etc. 240 main Street Paterson, N.J. Negatives kept--Copies can be had."


Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesUnion GeneralPhotographyFrontiers and Exploration

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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