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Creator Role

painter

Description

The engraving is restrike or reproduction of an 1866 engraved portrait of Abraham Lincoln (Ref: H/B/N - fig. 102). Marshall, after Lincoln's death in 1865, painted a portrait of the President that was used as the basis for the engraving. In the portrait, Lincoln wears a black coat and tie. His portrait is depicted in hues of black and white and is surrounded by an oval floral border, which is further surrounded by a decorative rectangular frame.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

11 1/2 X 8 7/8 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper engraving

Inscription

recto, below portrait: ABRAHAM LINCOLN verso, handwritten in pencil: 512-314-Blk / [Close] / [?] Sign [?] 25¢ Mar. 7, 19[?] / [?] seeing in [?] for March [?] / L-07 200 / Black / frame close. / 436L / Fuggard / 94 Howard / [?] / $.50 / [?]

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

Engraving - restrike

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

1393

Digital ID

FVW_01393

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.

Engraved Portrait of Abraham Lincoln

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