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Jefferson Davis

Jefferson Davis
Artist
Unidentified Artist
Sitter
Jefferson Davis, 3 Jun 1808 - 6 Dec 1889
Date
c. 1856
Type
Photograph
Medium
Half-plate daguerreotype
Dimensions
Image/Sight: 11.6 × 8.8 cm (4 9/16 × 3 7/16")
Mat (brass): 14 × 10.8 cm (5 1/2 × 4 1/4")
Case open: 15.5 × 26.4 × 1.1 cm (6 1/8 × 10 3/8 × 7/16")
Case closed: 15.5 × 12.6 × 1.7 cm (6 1/8 × 4 15/16 × 11/16")
Topic
Interior
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Bowtie
Cased object
Jefferson Davis: Male
Jefferson Davis: Literature\Writer
Jefferson Davis: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer
Jefferson Davis: Military\Soldier
Jefferson Davis: Politics and Government\Confederate President
Jefferson Davis: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Mississippi
Jefferson Davis: Politics and Government\US Senator\Mississippi
Jefferson Davis: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of War
Jefferson Davis: Politics and Government\Governor\Mississippi
Portrait
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; partial gift of Dr. Roland A. Bill
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Object number
NPG.77.260
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery