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Leonard J. Farwell



Leonard J. Farwell
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Title: Leonard J. Farwell
Description: Leonard J. Farwell (1819-1889), Madison businessman-promoter and Wisconsin's only Whig governor (1852-1854). When this salted paper portrait was taken, Farwell was serving a single term in the Wisconsin Assembly.

Image ID: 37903
Creation
Date:
1860 
Creator
Name:
Fuller, John S., ca. 1815-1902
City, State: Madison, Wisconsin
Collection
Name:
Fuller, John S. : Legislators Photographs, 1860
Genre: Photograph
Additional
Information:
This portrait was a "salted paper print", the first type of paper print used until the introduction of albumen prints in the 1850s.
Subjects: Indoor photography
Men
Portrait photography
Legislators
Beards
Businessmen
Politicians
Governors
Suits (Clothing)
 

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