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Nineteenth century print; ""Birth-Place of Abraham Lincoln."" The images depicts a bucolic scene in rural Kentucky. There is grass waving and several lush pear trees depicted in the image. In the background, there are rolling hills and puffy clouds.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1894

Measurement

4 5/8 X 7 5/8 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

lithographic engraving (printing process)

Inscription

recto, bottom: "BIRTH-PLACE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN/ In What is now LaRue Co., Kentucky, one and a half miles from Hodgenville, and seven miles from Elizabethtown. The three pear trees were planted by Lincoln's father, and mark the spot near where the house stood. Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809. He resided/ here only a few years."

Creation Location

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

Work Type

lithographic engravings (prints)

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.

Related Source

Prints removed from Abraham Lincoln�s Stories and Speeches etc.

ID

1357

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.

BIRTH-PLACE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN

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