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Creator Role

engraver

Description

The black and white engraving features a vignette portrait of Stephen A. Douglas from the chest up. It is printed with black ink on off-white paper that shows signs of foxing. The print appears to have been removed from a bound volume, John S. C. Abbott's The History of the Civil War in America.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Earliest

January 1863

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1863 through 1866

Measurement

9 5/8 X 6 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper, engraving

Inscription

recto, below portrait: Engd. by W. G. Jackman. / S.A. Douglas [printed signature] / S. A. DOUGLAS / Engraved expressly for Abbot's Civil War.

Creation Location

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

Work Type

engraving

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

1372

Digital ID

FVW_01372

Current Location

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

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries.

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Engraved Portrait of Stephen A. Douglas

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