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Creator Role

engraver photographer

Description

The object is an engraved portrait of Abraham Lincoln from the waist up that has been printed on off-white paper with black ink. It has severe foxing on its recto and verso. The engraving was probably a book illustration.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

9 3/8 X 6 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper

Inscription

Recto, below image, printed signature: A. Lincoln verso, handwritten in pencil: 4129

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

1398

Digital ID

FVW_01398

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.

A. Lincoln Color Engraving

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