Louis P. Harvey
Portrait of Republican Louis P. Harvey, while he was Wisconsin secretary of state (1860-1861). Harvey became governor in January, 1862, but drowned in the Tennessee River on April 19, 1862, while visiting injured Wisconsin soldiers. This is an unusual photograph for its time because Harvey appears to be smiling.
Image ID: 37904
Creation Date: 1860
Creator Name: Fuller, John S., ca. 1815-1902
Collection Name: Fuller, John S., circa 1815-1902 : Legislators photographs, 1860
Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number: PH 273 (3)
Original Dimensions: 5.25 x 7.25 inches
This portrait was a "salted paper print", the first type of paper print used until the introduction of albumen prints in the 1850s.
Clothing and dress
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
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