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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).
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
5 3/4 X 4 inches
verso, handwritten at top: W. J. THORNTON - / Nebo, Ill. / Apr 23 1928-
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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