An albumen print carte-de-visite portrait of Lt. Governor Oscar J. Dunn. He is photographed standing with his right foot slightly forward than his left and has his left arm resting on a pedestal. He is wearing a dark colored suit, vest and a bowtie. A watch chain is visible on the right side of his vest. He is looking directly at the camera. The photograph is inscribed on at the top and bottom of the front. At the bottom, handwritten in black ink, is: [Lieut Gov. Oscar J. Dunn / of Louisiana].