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The item is a patch (the same design used by the United States Armed Forces) for the USS Springfield (SSN-761), a Los Angeles-class submarine. It appears in hues of black, brown, yellow, white, and blue. At its center, an image of the submarine is pictured. Beneath it, a left-facing profile portrait of Abraham Lincoln, two intersecting rifles, and two starts are depicted.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

4 inches (height)

Materials and Techniques Display

embroidery

Inscription

recto: U.S.S. SPRINGFIELD / SSN 761 / UNITED FOR FREEDOM

Creation Location

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

Work Type

embroidery (visual work)

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

4275

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.

U.S.S. Springfield SSN 761 Patch

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