Artifacts

Title

A. Lincoln

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Creator Role

engraver publishers

Description

The engraving features a portrait of Abraham Lincoln surrounded by a decorative oval border. At the top of the border sits a stack of papers, which include the Constitution. Beneath the portrait is a smaller image of Lincoln's cabinet council. The work features hues of yellow, green, blue, black, white, and brown. The engraving possibly is a reversed variant of C.S. German photo.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1866

Measurement

10 5/8 X 6 3/16 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper engraving

Inscription

Recto, at bottom of smaller image: CABINET COUNCIL. recto, below engraving: Engraved by J.C. McRae / A. Lincoln. / VIRTUE & YORSTON PUBLISHERS, 12 DEY STREET, NEW YORK.

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.

Related Source

Identical to # 391 except hand colored. Similar to #'s 388 & 400.

ID

1401

Digital ID

FVW_01401

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.

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