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Description

The round patch is an item commemorating the 125th anniversary of Abraham's Lincoln's "Gettysburg Address." The patch appears in hues of black and white. At its center, a right-facing profile portrait of Lincoln is depicted. The original packaging for the patch is also maintained, which includes background information about the creation of the Soldier's National Cemetery at Gettysburg and Lincoln's attendance at its consecration.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1988

Measurement

3 inches (diameter)

Materials and Techniques Display

embroidery

Inscription

recto: LINCOLN'S GETTYSBURG ADDRESS / 125TH ANNIVERSARY / 1863-1988

Creation Location

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

Work Type

embroidery (visual work)

Class

textiles

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

2272

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's Gettysburg Address, 125th Anniversary Patch

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