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Unidentified photographer 
[Unidentified girl in mourning dress holding framed photograph of her father as a cavalryman with sword and Hardee hat] 
1861-1870 
  
Tintype, 1/6th plate, hand-colored 
9.5 x 8.4 cm (case) 
  
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division 
Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Portraits, Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-26863 (digital file from original item) 
  
 
LL/39566 
  
Photo shows a girl holding a framed image of her father. Judging from her necklace, mourning ribbons, and dress, it is likely that her father was killed in the war. (Source: Matthew R. Gross and Elizabeth T. Lewin, 2010) 
 
 
  
 
  
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