Anson Burlingame (1820-1870)

American diplomatic minister to China appointed by Lincoln who helped assure that country's territorial integrity; he later represented China itself in international negotiations. Burlingame entered public life as a Massachusetts state senator and a member of the U.S. House of Representatives. At first a member of the Know-nothing Party, he helped found the Republican Party in the mid-1850s.

Date:
1868 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Carte de Visite
Item#:
MES26571
Photographer:
William S. Warren (Boston)
Height:
1235px
Width:
742px
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