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Description

The hand-colored lithograph depicts a square-shaped, head-and-shoulders portrait of Abraham Lincoln, which was created in the likeness of a photograph by Anthony Berger. According to the item's documentary information, this is a scarce lithograph that was issued shortly after Abraham Lincoln's death.

Description Source

Hamilton, Charles and Lloyd Ostendorf, eds. Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma, 1963; Page: 176.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1865

Measurement

12 X 8 13/16 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

color lithography

Inscription

Recto: ABRAHAM LINCOLN, / SIXTEENTH PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. / Born Feby. 12th 1809. Died April 15th 1865. / Published by Chr. Kimmel & Forster 254 & 256 Canal St. N.Y.

Creation Location

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

Work Type

Color 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 item #1107.

ID

7113

Digital ID

FVW_07113

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, Sixteenth President of the United States - Born Feby. 12th 1809, Died April 15th 1865

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