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Description

The sepia-tone photograph depicts a seated image of Henry Fonda in costume as a young Abraham Lincoln. The object was previously in the possession of the late Lincolniana collector, Herbert Wells Fay (American, 1859-1949).

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1939

Measurement

8 X 10 inches

Inscription

recto, handwritten at top center: Henry Fonda as Lincoln in / "Young Mr. Lincoln" first shown / in Springfield, May 30, 1939 / 2

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

1752

Digital ID

FVW_01752

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.

Henry Fonda as a Young Abraham Lincoln

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