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The bust is incised on the back of the base: Copyright 1909 / Boston Sculpture Co. / Melrose-Mass. / 8090A R Gironi. A maker's plate is set in the underside of the base. Boston Sculpture Company's 1914 catalog describes this as the best likeness of Lincoln available: All the others are poor imitations of ours, and the only reason for its being on the market is that it is offered at a lower price.
Cowan's Auctions. https://www.cowanauctions.com/lot/129880 (accessed May 2, 2018).
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
13 inches (height)
Materials and Techniques Display
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Presidents in art
statuettes & figurines
[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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