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The hand-colored engraving features a seated Abraham Lincoln holding a copy of the Constitution of the United States. Beneath his proper left foot are torn Southern Confederacy documents.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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10 1/2 X 7 1/2 inches (approximate)
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hand-colored steel engraving on paper
recto, below image, printed signature: A. Lincoln recto, below signature: Likeness from a recent Photograph from life / Johnson, Fry & Co. Publishers, New York. / Entered according to act of Congress AD 1863 by Johnson, Fry & Co. in the clerks office of the district court for the southern district of N.Y. verso, at top right corner, handwritten in pencil: 69
[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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