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Color print, "In the evenings, Abe memorized "pieces" from Scott's LESSONS IN ELOCUTION..." Depicts young A. Lincoln and parents in cabin. 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. A color reproduction print in which Abraham Lincoln is depicted sitting in front of a fire with a book.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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9 1/2 X 7 1/4 inches
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paper (fiber product); ink on paper; reproduction (derivative object)
recto, bottom center:" In the evenings memorized "pieces" from Scott's LESSONS/ IN ELOCUTION, a collection of prose and poetry. It is likley that/ he learned the Declaration of Independence at this time, for it/ was a popular selection for public speaking.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Birthplace Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Family Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Pictorial works
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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