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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.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
4 5/8 X 7 5/8 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
lithographic engraving (printing process)
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."
Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
lithographic engravings (prints)
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Prints removed from Abraham Lincolnï¿½s Stories and Speeches etc.
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