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The object is a black ostrich plume. According to its accompanying documentary information, it was once owned by Mary Todd Lincoln while she was a patient at Bellevue Place Sanitarium at Batavia, Illinois in 1875. A black and white portrait of Mary Todd Lincoln also accompanies the object.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1875

Measurement

12 inches (approximately)

Materials and Techniques Display

feather (animal components)

Creation Location

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

Work Type

feather (animal components)

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.

Related Source

Found in envelope with item #s 8263 and 8264.

ID

8265

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.

Ostrich Plume which Belonged to Mary Todd Lincoln

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