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Description

The photograph features a seated portrait of Herman L. Brents in costume as Abraham Lincoln. It is inscribed on its reverse to Herbert Fay (American, 1859-1949), a former Lincolniana collector.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1939

Measurement

10 X 8 inches

Inscription

verso, handwritten at top center: Brents / To Collection of H. W. Fay. / With highest regards. / Herman L. Brents / RFD 1 / Taylorville, Ill. / at Lincoln's Tomb / Aug 30, 1939

Creation Location

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

Work Type

photograph

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

1748

Digital ID

FVW_01748

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.

Portrait of Herman L. Brents Dressed as Abraham Lincoln

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