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Unknown Washington, Martha.

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06391.10 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Photographs Date: [n.d.] Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: With pencil inscription on verso: "Martha Washigton." Vignette bust portrait. Photograph from engraving. White mount


Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: First Lady, Women's History, Art, Music, Theater, and Film

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