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Creator Role

engraver publisher

Description

The small engraved portrait depicts Abraham Lincoln and his son, Tad, reading from a book. Lincoln sits wearing glasses on his face while holding a book in his lap. Both Lincoln and Tad focus their gaze toward the book as Lincoln uses his proper right hand to turn a page.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

6 1/8 X 4 3/4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

engraving (printing process)

Inscription

Recto, below image: PUBLISHEH [sic] BY R.R. LANDON, 88 LAKE ST. CHICAGO, ILL. / Engraved by Miss. Emily Sartain, Phila.

Creation Location

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

Work Type

Engraving (print)

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

2633

Digital ID

FVW_02633

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.

Portrait of Abraham and Tad Lincoln

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