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Creator Role

issuer

Description

The card is presumably a trade card distributed by the Western Bank Note & Eng. Co. It is an engraved card featuring a portrait of Abraham Lincoln and the text of the Gettysburg Address.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

3 1/2 X 6 3/8 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper card

Inscription

recto, top left: "WITH MALICE TOWARD NONE / WITH CHARITY FOR ALL" recto, bottom left, printed signature: Abraham Lincoln recto, top right: LINCOLN'S GETTYSBURG SPEECH. / NOVEMBER 19, 1863. / [Full text of Address follows.] recto, at bottom: WESTERN BANK NOTE & ENG. CO. - WESTERN DIVISION AMERICAN BANK NOTE CO. / SEE REVERSE verso: DEAR FRIEND:" / PLEASE ADD THIS TO YOUR "LINCOLN" / COLLECTION WITH MY COMPLIMENTS AND ALL / GOOD WISHES. / AS EVER, / RAYMOND V. BAHR / SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS.

Creation Location

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

Work Type

trade card

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

2188

Digital ID

FVW_02188

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.

Lincoln's Gettysburg Speech November 19, 1863

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