Artifacts

Creator

Norman Rockwell

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Creator Role

Artist

Description

The object is a reproduction of a painting of Lincoln the Railsplitter (Young Woodcutter) by Norman Rockwell; The artwork depicts a young Abraham Lincoln, reading a book as he walks home from his job as a young railsplitter

Description Source

Norman Rockwell Museum. https://www.nrm.org/2012/02/portrait-of-a-president/ (accessed June 7, 2018).

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Date of Publication

1964

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1964

Measurement

22 5/8 X 12 1/2 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper

Inscription

Recto, bottom right corner, reproduction signature on artwork: Norman Rockwell; Recto, bottom right corner, signature on border: Sincerely, Norman Rockwell

Creation Location

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

Work Type

Lithograph

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.

Related Source

See also FVW_180

ID

422

Digital ID

FVW_00422

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.

Lincoln the Railsplitter (Young Woodcutter)

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