Three-quarter length portrait of financier James Fisk, Jr., wearing a mustache and fur overcoat over a three-piece suit and bow tie. He holds a fur hat and a cane or switch in his left hand. Fisk was shot to death on January 6, 1872, by his former...
Portraits; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel--Union; Generals--American--1860-1870; Generals; Military uniforms; Military officers
Portrait of General Thomas H. Hubbard, a lawyer and Union soldier (brevet brigadier general) in the United States Civil War. After the war, he resumed legal practice and became a successful executive for the Southern Pacific Railroad Company.
"Games of chance were popular among the Romans, even though there were strict laws intended to limit their dangerous consequences. For example, gambling debts were denied legal recognition." (Caption, p. 146)