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The pictorial envelope depicts Abraham Lincoln's head as a falling comet in a starry sky. The envelope is cream and features red and blue ink. The envelope has some adhesive damage to its reverse.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
3 1/8 X 5 1/2 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
ink, paper, and adhesive
recto: STAR OF THE NORTH, OR THE COMET OF 1861. verso: Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1861, by Samuel C. Upham, 310 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, / in the Clerk's Office of the District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Allegories; Comets; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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