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Creator Role

photographer

Description

The object is a reproduction portrait image of Abraham Lincoln taken just four days before his assassination. [Ref: O-118.]

Description Source

Hamilton, Charles and Lloyd Ostendorf, eds. Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma, 1963; Page: 231.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

14 X 11 inches

Inscription

recto, below image: LINCOLN - His last portrait - APRIL 10, 1865 / By ALEXANDER GARDNER / General Lee has surrendered at Appomattox. The war was over. Peace. Four / days later the President was shot at Ford's Theater.

Creation Location

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

Work Type

reproduction (derivative object)

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

621

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.

Reproduction Portrait Photograph of Abraham Lincoln

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