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Description

CDV-sized engraving of a bust-length portrait of Abraham Lincoln. It is possibly a bearded variant of the famous Cooper Union Address portrait taken by Mathew Brady on 27 February 1860. [Ref: O-17.]

Description Source

Hamilton, Charles and Lloyd Ostendorf, eds. Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma, 1963; Page: 34.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

4 X 2 1/2 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

engraving (printing process)

Inscription

recto, below image: ABRAHAM LINCOLN. verso, inscribed at top: James take / good care of / this [?] / picture / this is from / [?] [?] / [?] / [?] / [?] / [?] verso, inscribed at bottom: $12.00

Creation Location

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

Work Type

cartes-de-visite (card photographs) ; engraving (print)

Class

CDVs

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

750

Digital ID

FVW_00750

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.

Engraved Portrait of Abraham Lincoln

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