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The photograph features a standing portrait of George R. Billings in costume as Abraham Lincoln. The object was previously in the possession of the late Lincolniana collector, Herbert Wells Fay (American, 1859-1949).
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
10 X 8 inches
verso, typed on label at top center: George R. Billings looks enough like / Abraham Lincoln to be his twin brother. / Senator Cole, centenarian friend of / President Lincoln, declares the like- / ness to be startling. Mr. Billings / is creating the role of Lincoln in / the Rockett-Lincoln Film-Company's / twelve-reel photodrama of "THE / DRAMATIC LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN".
Celebrity impersonators; 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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