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Description

The reproduction is based on Lincoln's second life mask, completed by Clark Mills on February 11, 1865. It is mounted on a brown marble base and features a V-like inscription on the back at the base of the skull.

Description Source

The National Museum of American History. http://americanhistory.si.edu/collections/search/object/nmah_500284 (accessed May 3, 2018).

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

11 1/2 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

[painted clay?]

Inscription

on back, at skull base: V [?]

Creation Location

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

Work Type

sculpture

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

2825

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.

Reproduction of Abraham Lincoln Life Mask

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