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The black and white steel engraving features a seated portrait of Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln is posed in a chair with his proper right hand resting on a small table. A copy of the Emancipation Proclamation rests underneath his hand. The image is probably after A. Gardner photo.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
14 1/2 X 10 1/2 inches
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ink on paper steel engraving
Recto, below image, in border area: Entered according to act of Congress, AB 1864, by Geo. E. Perine, in the [ENGRAVED BY GEO. E. PERINE, NEW YORK] Clerk's office of the District Court for the Southern District of New York. recto, below image, printed signature: Abraham Lincoln recto below signature: PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES./ Printed by H. E. Coats N.Y./ PUBLISHED BY GEO. E. PERINE, 10 COURLANDT ST. NEW YORK
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865, Portraits
[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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