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The engraving depicts an image of Abraham Lincoln's right-side profile, much in the same style as Anthony Berger's "The Famous Profile" photograph (Ostendorf-88), taken on 9 February 1864. The engraving was enclosed in a black wooden frame but was removed for preservation. On the frame's glass is a sticker inscribed with the number 21.
Hamilton, Charles and Lloyd Ostendorf, eds. Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma, 1963; Page: 172.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
7 7/8 X 5 1/4 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
ink on paper
Recto, below image, facsimile signature: Your friend, forever / A. Lincoln
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
[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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