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Jefferson Davis

Jefferson Davis
Artist
McClees & Vannerson, active 1857 - 1860
James Earle McClees, 1821 - 1887
Julian Vannerson, c. 1827 - 1875
Copy after
Jesse H. Whitehurst, 1819 - 1875
Sitter
Jefferson Davis, 3 Jun 1808 - 6 Dec 1889
Date
c. 1857
Type
Photograph
Medium
Salted paper print
Dimensions
Image/Sheet (oval): 18.8 × 13.5 cm (7 3/8 × 5 5/16")
Mount: 29.1 × 23.1 cm (11 7/16 × 9 1/8")
Mat: 45.7 × 35.6 cm (18 × 14")
Topic
Interior
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Bowtie
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
Place
United States\District of Columbia\Washington
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; transfer from the Smithsonian Institution Libraries; gift of Roger F. Shultis, 1986
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Object number
NPG.87.42.11
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery