Brigham Young, Mormon Leader

This card shows a carefully edited picture of the Mormon leader Brigham Young, lightly colorized after being photographed.

Carpenter Paper Co., Salt Lake City, Utah

The description states:


Brigham Young was born June 1st, 1801 in Whittingham, Windsor County, Vermont; ordained an Apostle February 14, 1835; sustained as President of the Church December 27, 1847; and died in Salt Lake City, August 29, 1877.

–On the back is a city seal and the legend “1847 1947 UTAH CENTENNIAL, which clearly places this card in the 1940s.

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