Artifacts

Creator

Avard Fairbanks

Files

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Creator Role

sculptor

Description

The square plaque depicts an engraving of Abraham Lincoln seated on a stone with a book in his proper left hand and his proper right hand resting on a dog. This image is a reproduction of a sculpture, known as Lincoln Reading the Life of George Washington by Dr. Avard Fairbanks. The sculpture was chosen as the Lincoln National Reinsurance President's Trophy. The plaque's reverse features documentary information regarding the trophy and statue.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

4 X 4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

stone

Creation Location

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

Work Type

decorative plaque

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

6851

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.

Lincoln National Reinsurance President's Trophy

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