Artifacts

Creator

Peter Darro

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Creator Role

artist

Description

The plaque features a reproduction of an Abraham Lincoln portrait by artist Peter Darro. The original artwork was completed from a photograph taken of Lincoln on 9 February 1864. In the image, Lincoln is seated in a chair against a blue background and wears a black suit and tie.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

6 1/16 X 5 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

wood

Inscription

recto, upper left corner: ©GOES recto, lower right corner: Darro verso, on sticker at bottom: BORUM ENTERPRISES / 911 SOUTH LOCUST ST. / CENTRALIA, ILLINOIS-62801

Creation Location

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

Work Type

plaque (flat object)

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 # 7053

ID

7052

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.

Small Portrait of Abraham Lincoln on Plaque

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