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Color print, "Lincoln was the half-owner of the Lincoln-Berry Store..." Depicts A. Lincoln as a storekeeper. 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. Abraham Lincoln is depicted standing behind a counter at the Lincoln-Berry Store. Ann Rutledge is depicted facing Abraham Lincoln.

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:" Lincoln was the half-owner of the Lincoln-Berry Store. Here he/ had time to read and to enjoy his nieghbors. The Rutledge Tavern/ was just across the way. Ann often came in to buy for the family, and they talked about books and their ambitions."

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

4708.5

Digital ID

FVW_04708.5

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 as a storekeeper

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