gallery of illustrious Americans, containing the portraits and biographical sketches of twenty-four of the most eminent citizens of the American republic, since the death of Washington. From daguerrotypes by Brady--engraved by D'Avignon. C. Edwards Les...

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Names
D'Avignon, Francis (b. 1813) (Engraver)
Lester, C. Edwards (Charles Edwards) (1815-1890) (Editor)
Brady, Mathew B. (1823 (ca.)-1896) (Photographer)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1850
Place: New York
Publisher: M. B. Brady, F. D'Avignon, C. E. Lester
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection
Shelf locator: MEM++ D258EG (Lester, C. E. Gallery of illustrious Americans)
Notes
Content: Contains only twelve portraits and biographical sketchs. According to Sabin, the work was finished in 1856.
Content: Cover title: Illustrious Americans.
Physical Description
Extent: 26 numb. ℓ. ports. 52 x 37 cm.
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14009917
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): eda5e360-c605-012f-75b4-58d385a7bc34
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