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Creator Role

artist engraver

Description

The print is a steel engraving of a portrait of Henry Clay from the waist up. The subject is seated and looking to his proper right. The image is printed in black in on white paper.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Earliest

January 1837

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1840

Measurement

9 X 5 1/2 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

steel engraving with ink on paper

Inscription

recto, below image, print signature: Your friend [?] / H. Clay

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

65

Digital ID

FVW_00065

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.

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