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Creator Role

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Description

The transferware gravy boat depicts Abraham Lincoln delivering the Gettysburg Address. The scene features Lincoln standing to the left of the Evergreen Cemetery Gatehouse. An American flag, army officers, and other officials stand behind Lincoln, who faces an audience. This scene is pictured on both side of the gravy boat, and a floral design appears on the object's handle. There are no markings on the gravy boat's bottom.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Earliest

January 1940

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1940s

Measurement

8 1/2 X 3 3/4 X 3 3/8 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

transfer printing on ceramic

Creation Location

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

Work Type

sauceboat

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.

Related Source

Has one duplicate object. See item # 2387.

ID

3995

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 at Gettysburg Gravy Boat

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