Portrait of Colonel John Pope
- Creator:J(ohn) C(hester) Buttre
- Title:Portrait of Colonel John Pope
- Description:This engraving, by J.C. Buttre, taken from a daguerreotype, was published in: John Livingston, Portraits of Eminent Americans Now Living: With biographical and historical memoirs of their lives and actions , II (London: Sampson, Low, Son & Co., 1853-1854). The page includes Pope's signature.
- Historical Note:Colonel John Pope (1794-1865), a prominent Memphis Cotton grower, received a medal for his cotton in 1851 at London's Great Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations, now known as the "Crystal Palace" exposition. Pope developed some 900 acres of southwestern Tennessee land in the vicinity of Memphis. An pioneer of scientific agriculture, he is credited with helping develop short staple cotton as a commodity.
- Institution:Courtesy, Vanderbilt University Libraries
- Publisher:Digital Initiatives, James E. Walker Library, Middle Tennessee State University