Artifacts

Creator

Lloyd Ostendorf

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Creator Role

artist

Description

The black and white print depicts an image of men marching in a street of Atlanta holding Lincoln-related banners, signs, flags, etc.; It is one print in a set of thirty prints by Ostendorf illustrating the life of Abraham Lincoln

Transcription

LINCOLN "WIDE AWAKES" MARCH IN ATLANTA ONE OF THE VERY FIRST ORGANIZATIONS OF LINCOLN "WIDE AWAKES" WAS FORMED IN ATLANTA, ILLINOIS ON JUNE 22, 1860. DEPICTED IN THE SCENE SHOWN HERE ARE TWO FAMOUS CAMPAIGN BANNERS WHICH ARE STILL IN EXISTENCE IN LOGAN COUNTY. THE BANNER IN THE FOREGROUND IS ON EXHIBIT IN THE POSTVILLE COURTHOUSE IN LINCOLN. THE SECOND BANNER DEPICTING LINCOLN AND HANNIBAL HAMLIN, HIS RUNNING MATE, IS ON EXHIBIT IN THE LINCOLN MUSEUM ON THE CAMPUS OF LINCOLN COLLEGE IN LINCOLN, ILLINOIS. THIS LATTER SCENE WAS AWARDED A PLACE OF HONOR AT THE GREAT SPRINGFIELD RALLY OF AUGUST 8, 1860. BOTH BANNERS WERE THE WORK OF R. D. NEAL AND R. N. LAWRENCE OF ATLANTA, ILLINOIS. THIS ORIGINAL WORK BY LLOYD OSTENDORF WAS SPONSORED BY THE CUSTOM WOOD SHOP OF ATLANTA, ILLINOIS IN COOPERATION WITH THE LOGAN COUNTY ABRAHAM LINCOLN HERITAGE FOUNDATION.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Date of Publication

1971

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1971

Time Period

1860-1869

Measurement

9 3/4 X 12 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper

Inscription

Recto, on banner: THE NATION'S CHOICE; Recto, beneath image, printed signature: Llyod Ostendorf; Recto, at right: LINCOLN "WIDE AWAKES" MARCH / IN ATLANTA / [descriptive text follows]

Creation Location

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

Work Type

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

571

Digital ID

FVW_00571.25

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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