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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.

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:" 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.

Creation Location

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

Work Type

color print

Class

prints

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

4708.3

Digital ID

FVW_04708.3

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.

Abraham Lincoln Studying Scott's Lession Diorama

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