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The poster is a promotional item for the traveling exhibition "Lincoln, the Constitution and the Civil War," presented by the National Constitution Center. The poster primarily features a black and white image of Abraham Lincoln from the shoulders up. Text regarding the exhibition and its sponsors are layered on top of the image.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 2012

Measurement

22 X 17 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper

Inscription

recto, at top: A TRAVELING EXHIBITION TO AMERICAN LIBRARIES / LINCOLN / THE CONSTITUTION AND THE CIVIL WAR / With the election of Abraham Lincoln / as the nation's 16th president in 1860, / AMERICA faced / its greatest / CONSTITUTIONAL / TEST. recto, at bottom: DIVIDED / Are we a single nation? / BOUND / Can slavery be uprooted? / Dissent / Must Civil Liberties Give Way?

Creation Location

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

Work Type

poster

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.

Related Source

Three copies available.

ID

5669

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 the Constitution and the Civil War Event Poster

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