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The amber-colored carnival glass bottle features an embossed portrait of Abraham Lincoln and text at its front. The reverse features an excerpt from the Gettysburg address, which is surrounded by a series of stars around the perimeter of the decanter.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
between ca. 1920-ca. 1940
8 inches (height)
Materials and Techniques Display
embossed carnival glass
recto: FEB. 12, 1809 ABRAHAM LINCOLN APR. 15, 1865 verso: "... of the people, by the people, shall not perish from the earth." Gettysburg address / A. Lincoln [facsimile signature] / 16th President of U.S. bottom: WHEATON'S LIMITED EDITION GREAT AMERICAN SERIES.
Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Has one duplicate item. Also, see item #s 6859 and 7149.
Mississippi State University Libraries
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