Orsamus Cole | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society


Orsamus Cole

Orsamus Cole | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Waist-up portrait of Orsamus Cole.
Waist-up portrait of Orsamus Cole.
Image ID:109274
Creation Date:circa 1858
Creator Name:Fuller, John S., ca. 1815-1902
Collection Name:My friends : photographs, circa 1858-1859
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:NF Cole, Orasmus
Original Dimensions:5.25 x 7.25 inches
Cole (1819-1903), served as a Congressman (1849-1851), and Wisconsin Supreme Court justice (1855-1880), and chief justice (1880-1892). Cole was elected to the court in 1855 in large part because of his position of the Fugitive Slave Law, an opinion which led to his important ruling in the Sherman Booth cases.
Suits (Clothing)
Wisconsin Supreme Court
Indoor photography
Portrait photography

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