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Creator Role

cartoonist

Description

The cartoon features an image of Lincoln sitting in a chair (much like that of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.). Beneath Lincoln sits the Earth and a figure gazing up. It is mounted in a gray mat and framed in a silver frame.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

1972-02-11

Measurement

13 1/8 X 11 3/16 inches (frame)

Materials and Techniques Display

metal, glass, and ink on paper

Inscription

recto: "I am a living witness that any one of your children may look to come here (The White House) as my father's child has." / "As a nation of free men we must live through all time or die by suicide." / Dobbins recto, handwritten in ink: 2-11-72 / To: Frank Williams with every good wish. Jim Dobbins / Boston Herald Traveler.

Creation Location

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

Work Type

cartoons (commentary)

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

6941

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.

Signed Jim Dobbins Abraham Lincoln Cartoon [framed]

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