Artifacts

Creator

Adrian Lewis

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Creator Role

carver

Description

The object is a maple leaf that features a carved portrait of Abraham Lincoln. The leaf was enclosed in a gold metal frame, but was removed for preservation. On the frame's reverse, a label with creator information was scotch taped, but was removed and kept with the item.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

5 3/4 X 5 1/2 inches (approximately)

Materials and Techniques Display

carving (processes)

Inscription

verso, label on frame: Etching by Brother Adrian Lewis, F.S.C., Ph.d., / Manhattan College / New York, New York 10471

Creation Location

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

Work Type

carving (visual work)

Class

organic materials

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

2195

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.

Carved Leaf Portrait of Abraham Lincoln

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