[John Hanson, three-quarter length portrait, three-quarters view, wearing glasses, seated at desk]
Was part of LOT 8554.
Written on back of plate: John Hanson, Senator from Bassa Co.
Transfer; Manuscript Division.
Forms part of: American Colonization Society Records, 1792-1964 (Library of Congress).
Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).
The American Colonization Society was organized in 1817 to resettle Afro-Americans in Liberia.
Exhibited: A durable memento: Portraits by Augustus Washington, African American daguerreotypist.
Exhibited: American Treasures of the Library of Congress.