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Creator Role

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Description

The poster is a promotion item for the theatrical production of Your Obedient Servant, A. Lincoln, which was performed at the New Salem State Park in Illinois in commemoration of the national Lincoln bicentennial celebration. The poster features a bust portrait illustration of Abraham Lincoln with the play's title written at the bottom of the image. Event details are included below the illustration.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1976

Measurement

24 1/2 X 18 1/2 inches (frame)

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper

Inscription

recto, above image: AT NEW SALEM / STATE PART recto, in image, facsimile signature: Your obedient servant, / A. Lincoln recto, below image: A BICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION OF LINCOLN AND THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE / PRESENTED AT ILLINOIS' FOREMOST HISTORICAL ATTRACTION / JUNE 18-AUGUST 28

Creation Location

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

Work Type

poster--picture frame

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.

ID

4067

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.

Your Obedient Servant, A. Lincoln Promotional Poster

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