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Description

The print features an image of an embroidered quotation attributed to Abraham Lincoln as well as the outlines of a plant in a vase and butterfly. A floral border surrounds the main image. The object was enclosed in a brown wooden frame, but was removed for preservation.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

16 X 8 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper

Inscription

recto: Most Folks / are about as / happy as they / make up their / minds to be / Abe Lincoln 1860

Creation Location

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

Work Type

print (visual work)

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

7049

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.

Most Folks Are about as Happy as They Make Up Their Minds To Be, Abraham Lincoln Quotation

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