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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.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
6 1/8 X 4 3/4 inches
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engraving (printing process)
Recto, below image: PUBLISHEH [sic] BY R.R. LANDON, 88 LAKE ST. CHICAGO, ILL. / Engraved by Miss. Emily Sartain, Phila.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Family; Lincoln, Thomas, 1853-1871
[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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