Ambrose Everett Burnside
Date 1870s
Artist:William Shaw Warren, American, d. 1911
Dimensions Overall, Image: 3 3/4 × 2 1/4 in. (9.5 × 5.7 cm) Overall, Support: 4 1/8 × 2 1/2 in. (10.5 × 6.4 cm)
Medium Albumen print
Credit Line Museum purchase and gift of Reid Diggs, Jr.
Description This is an albumen carte de visite depicting Ambrose Everett Burnside, 1824-1881, Union general in the Civil War, Governor of Rhode Island, and U.S. Senator.
Inscriptions Handwritten on reverse: "Burnside". Handwritten on front: "Gen. Burnside". Stamped on front: "Warren, 289 Washington St., Boston." Stamped on reverse: "Warren's, 289 Washington St., Boston, Mass., Under the Superintendence of Mr. S.B. Heald".
Object Number 90.292