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Creator Role

painter issuer

Description

In the work, President Abraham Lincoln is depicted seated in a rocking chair reading a book to his son, Tad. Tad appears over Lincoln's proper-left shoulder as Lincoln supports a book in his hands on top of a crossed lap. Fall foliage appears in the print's upper-right and lower-left corners. The front facade of a white building is pictured in the print's background.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1936

Measurement

9 X 12 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product); printmaking

Inscription

recto, bottom center: LINCOLN AND TAD / BY FREDERIC MIZEN. Recto, bottom right: COPR. 1936 THE LINCOLN NATIONAL LIFE INS CO.

Creation Location

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

Work Type

color 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

1379

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.

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