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Creator Role

engraver; publisher; artist

Description

The colored mezzotint engraving depicts the Lincoln family gathered around a table; Abraham Lincoln, wearing glasses, reads from a book as the rest of the family looks on

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Date of Publication

1873

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1873

Measurement

24 1/8 X 32 1/4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper

Inscription

Recto, at bottom: Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1873 by J.C. Buttre in the office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington. / PUBLISHED BY J.C. BUTTRE 48 FRANKLIN ST NEW YORK. / Mrs. Lincoln. Willie Robert. 'Tad' Lincoln. / THE LINCOLN FAMILY IN 1861.

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.

ID

4489

Digital ID

FVW_04489

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 Lincoln Family in 1861

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