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Creator Role

distributor

Description

The glass beer bottle features a brown-hued label. On the label, a color image of Abraham Lincoln holding a beer and standing in front of a log cabin appears. The back of the label contains information regarding the beer and a government warning. A smaller label appears at the bottle's neck. It has the same label image and text with additional documentary information about the beer appearing to the image's left and right. The bottle is sealed with a black cap and contains beer.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 200s

Measurement

9 X 2 1/4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

glass, metal, pigmented paper, and beer

Inscription

on label: FLATLANDER'S / DRINK GOOD BEER . BE KIND . TELL THE TRUTH / BREWING COMPANY / ABE'S HONEST ALE

Creation Location

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

Work Type

beer (beverage)

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

6900

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.

Flatlander's Abe's Honest Ale Beer

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