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The embossed memorial card is printed in black with a black border. The text is included in an embossed image of a tomb. A figure with a bowed head kneels at the tomb's side. Two weeping willow trees flank each side of the tomb in the background.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Earliest

April 1865

Approximate Creation Date

1865

Measurement

3 X 4 1/2 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on embossed paper card

Inscription

recto: In Memory of / ABRAHAM LINCOLN, / (Sixteenth President of the U.S.) / DIED APRIL 15th, 1865, / In the 57th year of his age.

Creation Location

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

Work Type

memorial card

Class

Article

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

5259

Digital ID

FVW_05259

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.

In Memory of Abraham Lincoln

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