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Description

The diamond-shaped patch is a Boy Scouts of America commemorative item for its 1971 Lincoln Pilgrimage. The patch features hues of red, white, blue, black, and green. At its center, an embroidered right-facing profile portrait of Abraham Lincoln is depicted in front of an American flag.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1971

Measurement

3 1/2 X 4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

embroidery

Inscription

recto: 1971 LINCOLN PILGRIMAGE / BSA / SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS

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

3621

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.

1971 Boy Scouts of America Lincoln Pilgrimage

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