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Creator Role

sculptor issuer

Description

The bronze statuette features a standing Abraham Lincoln. He is beardless and wears casual clothing, which include a shirt, vest, trousers, and boots. He holds a hat in his proper right hand and a Jacob's staff in his left. The statuette is mounted to a wooden base that has a metal plate affixed to its front.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

15 1/2 inches (height)

Materials and Techniques Display

bronze sculpture on wood base

Inscription

front of base: Abraham Lincoln / Deputy Surveyor, Sangamon County, Illinois / 1833-1837 back of statuette, on vest, inscribed: JOHN McCLAREY back of statuette, on rock, inscribed: 36

Creation Location

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

Class

statuettes & figurines

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

5135

Digital ID

FVW_05135

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.

Abraham Lincoln Deputy Surveyor, Sangamon County, Illinois 1833-1837

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