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Color print, "This place was known as the Sinking Spring farm..." Depicts A. Lincoln birthplace. One of a set of prints [4708.1-15] in envelope [4708.17] with sheet of explanatory text [4708.16] depicting the Lincoln Dioramas at the Chicago Historical Society. In the center of the image, there is a rendering of a log cabin. The scenery is bucolically depicted. There is a child depicted on far right side of the image. In the center foreground of the image, there is a rendering of an adult.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1950

Measurement

9 1/2 X 7 1/4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product); ink on paper; reproduction (derivative object)

Inscription

recto, bottom center:" This place was known as the Sinking Spring farm because of a/ deep-set spring which bubbled up from under great rocks near/ the cabin. Here on the twelfth of February in year 1809,/ Abraham Lincoln was born."

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

4708.1

Digital ID

FVW_04708.1

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.

Sinking Spring Farm Diorama

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