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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.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
10 5/8 X 6 3/16 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
ink on paper engraving
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.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Portraits
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Identical to # 391 except hand colored. Similar to #'s 388 & 400.
Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
Mississippi State University Libraries.
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