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The embroidery piece features a needlepoint bust portrait of Abraham Lincoln. Just behind his portrait, a scroll featuring words from the Gettysburg Address is shown. An American flag also appears in the background. The work is enclosed in a Oxford frame (commonly known as a Currier & Ives frame).
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
8 X 10 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
recto: four score / and seven / years ago / our fathers...
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. Gettysburg address
embroidery (visual work)
[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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