Photo #: NH 91649-A
Captain Raphael Semmes, CSN
Reverse of a carte de visite by S.J. Wiseman's Art Repository, Southampton, England. It bears, on its obverse, a photograph of Captain Semmes that was probably taken in June 1864, soon after the action between CSS Alabama, Semme's command, and USS Kearsarge.
See Photo # NH 91649 for the image on the obverse of this carte de visite.
Donation of Mrs. Kathleen Wilson, Southampton, England, 1974. It had been in the collection of her father, a professional photographer.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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14 July 2000