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Anthony, Edward (1819-1888) Irving, Washington.

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06391.17 Author/Creator: Anthony, Edward (1819-1888) Place Written: New York Type: Photographs Date: 1862 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: From negative in Brady's National Portrait Gallery. Anthony imprint on verso. Identified in pencil on verso. Half length seated portrait. [Photograph from painting or engraving.?] White mount with red border

People: Irving, Washington.

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: Literature and Language Arts

Sub Era: The American Civil War