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The engraving features a head and shoulders portrait of Abraham Lincoln, who faces slightly to his proper left. He wears a dark coat and tie. The image is surrounded by a circular border and is flanked by oak leaves. Lincoln's name and birth and death dates are inscribed below the image on what appears to be a pillar. The engraving was taken from a portrait painting created by William Edgar Marshall in 1865.
Holzer, Harold, Cabor S. Boritt, and Mark E. Neely, Jr. The Lincoln Image: Abraham Lincoln and the Popular Print. New York, New York: The Scribner Press, 1984; Page: 212. Hamilton, Charles and Lloyd Ostendorf, eds. Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma, 1963; Page: 30.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
13 3/4 X 10 3/8 inches
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paper (fiber product)
Lincoln, Abraham 1809-1865
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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