Artifacts

Title

Babe Lincoln

Creator

Robert Grossman

Files

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Creator Role

cartoonist

Description

An original cartoon that depicts Abraham Lincoln in a burlesque-style outfit. The cartoon refers to theories suggesting that Lincoln was a homosexual. It was originally published in Nation magazine on 24 January 2005. It is inscribed by the artist on its reverse.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

2005 April 4

Measurement

11 X 8 1/2 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product); cartooning

Inscription

verso, at center: April 4, 2005 / For Frank and Virginia Williams / -Robert Groosman verso, at bottom right corner: Dec 22, 04 / spelling / correction 1/5

Creation Location

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

Work Type

cartoon

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

5288

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.

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