Artifacts

Creator

John McClarey

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Creator Role

sculptor

Description

This piece, by sculptor John McClarey, depicts the Lincoln family on their way to a picnic in 1858. Of not is the artist's depiction of the Lincolns with their dog, Fido, a yellow mixed-breed dog that stayed behind in Illinois when the Lincolns moved to Washington, D.C. The sculptured is made from bonded bronze and sits atop a walnut base.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1858

Measurement

13 3/4 inches (height)

Materials and Techniques Display

bronze (metal)

Inscription

at front of base: LINCOLN FAMILY CA 1858

Creation Location

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

Work Type

sculpture

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

8203

Digital ID

FVW_08203

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.

The Lincoln Family, ca. 1858

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