Artifacts

Creator

Charles Magnus

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Creator Role

lithographer copyrighter

Description

The albumen print depicts a black and white portrait image of Abraham Lincoln. The portrait is surrounded by a decorative border that features a shield at the top and facsimile signature at the bottom. At the top of the border, an eagle is perched along with two intersecting American flags. Additional text and copyright information can be found at the print's bottom. The image is mounted on a cream-colored paper card.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1865

Measurement

7 3/4 X 5 1/4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

albumen print on paper card

Inscription

recto, in image on shield: THE / MARTYR / OF / FREEDOM recto, facsimile signature in image below portrait: A. Lincoln recto, in image below portrait: Sixteenth President of the United States. / Entered according to Act of Congress A.D. 1865 by [Chs.] Magnus, in the Clerks Office of the 5th Dist. of N. Y.

Creation Location

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

Work Type

albumen print

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

1589

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 Martyr of Freedom

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