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The decorative bowl depicts Abraham Lincoln as a rail splitter. The scene features Lincoln standing among a pile of wood with his proper left foot positioned on a rail with an ax raised over his proper right shoulder. A floral design appears around the objectï¿½s rim.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
5 1/2 inches (diameter)
Materials and Techniques Display
transfer printing on ceramic
at bottom: HISTORICAL AMERICA / LINCOLN AS A RAIL / SPLITTER, 1834 / HOMER LAUGHLIN CHINA CO / MADE IN U.S.A.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
glassware & ceramics
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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See item # 3995.
Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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