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Creator Role

merchant

Description

The steel engraving depicts portraits of fifteen presidents: James K. Polk, Zachary Taylor, Millard Fillmore, Abraham Lincoln, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, John Tyler, William Henry Harrison, Martin Van Buren, Andrew Jackson, John Quincy Adams, and James Monroe. In the center are Franklin Pierce, George Washington, and James Buchanan. The portraits appear on a background decorated with vines and stars. At the image's top, an eagle and six flags appear. A banner is draped across the engraving's bottom.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

9 1/8 X 11 7/16 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper steel engraving

Inscription

recto, in image: E PLURIBUS UNUM / THE PRESIDENTS OF OUR GREAT REPUBLIC. recto, below image: Sold by Lange & Kronfeld 201 William Street, New-York.

Creation Location

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

Work Type

engraving

Class

prints

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

6015

Digital ID

FVW_06015

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.

The Presidents of Our Great Republic

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