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The print is a reproduction of George P. A. Healy's Abraham Lincoln, an oil painting completed in 1887. The portrait features Lincoln seated in a chair with his proper right hand cupping his chin. This particular manifestation also includes two four cent Lincoln stamps at the bottom right corner of the image. A postmark has also been layered over the print and stamps. Due to water damage, the print has adhered to the frame's glass panel. The print was enclosed in a brown wooden frame (poor condition) but was removed for preservation. The glass-covered print has been backed with acid-free card stock and foam board and sealed with pH-neutral tape along the edges for additional support.
National Portrait Gallery. http://npg.si.edu/object/npg_NPG.65.50 (accessed July 25, 2018).
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
14 X 11 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
ink on paper
recto, lower right corner of image: NEW YORK / NOV. / 19 / 1965 / NY / FIRST DAY OF ISSUE recto, below image, lower left corner: NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART / WASHINGTON, D.C. recto, below image, lower right corner: NPG-9. GEORGE P. A. HEALY (1813-1894) ABRAHAM LINCOLN / (Andrew Mellon Collection)
Cancellations (Philately)--United States; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
reproduction (derivative object)
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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