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Creator Role

engraver publisher copyrighter printmaker

Description

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.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1864

Measurement

14 1/2 X 10 1/2 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper steel engraving

Inscription

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

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

583

Digital ID

FVW_00583

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.

Abraham Lincoln President of the United States

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