Archives Photograph Collection

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title:

Indiana Governor Joseph A. Wright

image number:

P0053827

description:

This image scanned from "Biographical and Historical Sketches of Early Indiana" By William Wesley Woollen (Indianapolis. Hammond & Co., 1883).

According to the book, the engraving seen here was accomplished "...by J. C. Buttre, from a Photograph." While no date is given for the photograph used, Wright died on March 11, 1867 therefore he could not be older than 57 in the photograph used.

date taken:

not after 1867

personal name:

Wright, Joseph Albert

location of individuals:

Joseph Albert Wright was one of the first ten students admitted to State Seminary (later Indiana University).

building name:

Wright Quad, Governor Joseph A.

topic:

Portraits

topic:

Governors

topic:

Politicians

topic:

Firsts

series:

Individuals