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Creator

F. Cook

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Description

In the painted plaster statuette, a seated Abraham Lincoln is depicted. He sits in a small chair that is low to the ground. Books, coins, his top hat, and the Great Seal of the United States rest at his feet. In his proper left hand, he holds a document from the Executive Mansion.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

1989

Measurement

14 inches (height)

Materials and Techniques Display

painted plaster

Inscription

top of base, inscribed: A. Lincoln / 1809-1865 base of chair on proper left, inscribed: LINCOLN " [?] " / F. [Cook?] 78/5000 / 1989

Creation Location

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

Work Type

statuette (statue)

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

4771

Digital ID

FVW_04771

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.

A. Lincoln 1809-1865 Seated Statuette

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