Colonel Taliaferro Preston Shaffner (1811-1881) American inventor, entrepreneur and associate of Samuel Morse, who promoted telegraphy during its infancy



This is a Digital Image not an actual print
Engraved by the English engraver Daniel John Pound (1820-1894) after the original carte de visite photograph by the English photographer John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901).
Published in The Drawing Room Portrait Gallery of Eminent Personages 1858-62. Originally presented with The Illustrated News of the World

Steel engraving
Original image size approx. 170 x 215 mm
Digital image size 2658 x 3390 px
22.5 cm x 28.7 cm (300 ppi)