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Description

The photograph features a profile portrait of W. J. Thornton, considered to be an Abraham Lincoln look-alike. 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. 1928

Measurement

5 3/4 X 4 inches

Inscription

verso, handwritten at top: W. J. THORNTON - / Nebo, Ill. / Apr 23 1928-

Creation Location

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

Work Type

photograph

Class

photos

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

1749

Digital ID

FVW_01749

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 W. J. Thornton, Abraham Lincoln Look-alike

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