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Description

The item is a Civil War-era patriotic envelope, probably issued ca. 1865. It depicts a bust portrait of Abraham Lincoln and a black mourning border around the envelope's edge. It is printed on white paper and black in. Ref: Weiss FP-AL 103.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Earliest

-3439642022

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1860s

Measurement

3 X 5 1/2 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper and adhesive

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

5501

Digital ID

FVW_05501

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.

Abraham Lincoln Black Mourning Border Envelope

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