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Description

Oval, color portrait of Jefferson Davis, after 19th century print. Facsimile signature at bottom, text on reverse. From set: ""Leaders Of The Confederacy,"" pub. 1960 by Edraydo, Inc., Haverford,Pa. The portrait is printed on a gray colored paper. The inscriptions are in a blue colored script. "Jefferson Davis" is printed in cursive beneath the portrait. Jefferson Davis's portrait is set against a white colored background with leaves, vines and other ornate decorations. Jefferson Davis is facing the right side of the page.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

1960

Measurement

12 X 9 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper

Inscription

recto, bottom center: "Jefferson Davis " recto bottom right: "An Edraydo Color Print, Copyright 1960 by Donald E. Cooke/ Published by Edraydo Incorporated, Haverford, Pennsylvania" verso top right: "Jefferson Davis/ Son of Samuel Davis, a Revolutionary solider, Jefferson Davis/ was born in Todd County, Kentucky, in 1808; was was graduated at/ West Point in 1828..."

Creation Location

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

Work Type

color prints (prints)

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

526.2

Digital ID

FVW_00526.2

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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