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Creator Role

manufactory

Description

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.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Earliest

January 1920

Approximate Creation Date

between ca. 1920-ca. 1940

Measurement

8 inches (height)

Materials and Techniques Display

embossed carnival glass

Inscription

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.

Creation Location

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

Work Type

bottle

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 item. Also, see item #s 6859 and 7149.

ID

2372

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.

The Great American Series Abraham Lincoln Commemorative Bottle

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