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Brady, Mathew B. (ca. 1823-1896) Elk-Horn Chair, presented by Seth Kinman

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05111.02.0133 Author/Creator: Brady, Mathew B. (ca. 1823-1896) Place Written: Washington; New York Type: Photograph Date: 26 November 1864 Pagination: 1 carte de visite 9.8 x 6.1 cm

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05111.02.0133 Author/Creator: Brady, Mathew B. (ca. 1823-1896) Place Written: Washington; New York Type: Photograph Date: 26 November 1864 Pagination: 1 carte de visite 9.8 x 6.1 cm

Summary of Content: Imprint on recto "Presented to President Lincoln, Nov. 26, 1864 by Seth Kinman, the California Hunter and Trapper. Entered according to Act of Congress by Seth Kinman, in the year 1864, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court for the District of Columbia. Brady, Washington." Photographers imprint on verso: "Brady's National Photographic Portrait Gallery No 352 Pennsylvania Av Washington D.C. & Broadway & Tenth St. New York."

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Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: PresidentGiftWildlifeFur TradeHome FurnishingsAmerican West

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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