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Description

The spoon is sterling silver. It's handle feature an image of Abraham Lincoln, a feather, and the Lincoln Home. On the reverse, a silver stamp appears, but is unintelligible. The spoon has several oxidation spots.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

5 15/16 inches (height)

Materials and Techniques Display

molded silver

Inscription

at front, below images: LINCOLN'S HOME / SPRINGFIELD at back: STERLING

Creation Location

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

Work Type

Spoon

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

6864

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.

Abraham Lincoln Springfield Silver Spoon

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