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Description

Nineteenth century print; ""Early Home of the Lincolns in Illinois."" The image depicts a bucolic scene with tress, lumber and a small wooden cabin. There is a man depicted walking with an hatchet. There is also a woman standing inside of the cabin. Around the house is a log fence.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1894

Measurement

5 X 7 1/2 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

lithographic engraving (printing process)

Inscription

recto, bottom: "EARLY HOME OF THE LINCOLNS IN ILLINOIS./ Located in Macon County, in the Sangamon Valley, about ten miles from Decatur. It was here, during the first year, that Abraham Lincoln and John Hanks split several thousand rails. Lincoln was about twenty years of age at this time."

Creation Location

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

Work Type

lithographic engravings (prints)

Class

prints

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

1356

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.

EARLY HOME OF THE LINCOLNS IN ILLINOIS

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