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Description

The object is a Civil War-era patriotic envelope. A U.S. flag design adorns the front, and the backside of the envelope is missing. It is printed in black and red ink on off-white paper. The envelope is an example of Abraham Lincoln mourning materials.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Date of Publication

2021

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

3 1/4 X 5 1/2 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper

Inscription

recto, across flag image: GOD'S / Illustrious Servant! / FAITHFUL TO THE END.

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

pictorial envelope

Class

ephemera

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

5373

Digital ID

FVW_05373

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries.

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

God's Illustrious Servant

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