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Creator Role

Artist; Engraver

Description

Steel mezzotint engraving, engraver's proof copy; Portrait of seated A. Lincoln; Engraved by John Sartain after a painting by E.D. Marchant; Facsimile signature of A. Lincoln at LL. Inscribed to "Hon. William Whiting" and signed in pencil at bottom by Sartain and Marchant

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Date of Publication

1864

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1864

Measurement

21 1/2 X 17 1/2 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper

Inscription

Under engraving on recto: After the original picture painted from life by E.D. Marchant. / Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1864 by E.D. Marchant in the Clerks office of the District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania / Engraved by John Sartain, Phila.; Singed on lower right: Abraham Lincoln. / Hon. William Whiting / with the regards of / E.D. Marchant.

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

4690

Digital ID

FVW_04690

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.

Engraving of Abraham Lincoln

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