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The poster is a promotional item advertising an event sponsored by the Illinois State Society of Washington, DC in commemoration of the one hundred fiftieth anniversary of President Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address. Below the poster's title information, a color illustration of the United States Capitol on the day of the inauguration appears. The illustration was originally printed in the 4 March 1865 edition of Harper's Weekly.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 2015

Measurement

16 X 20 1/16 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper

Inscription

recto, at top: Illinois State Society of Washington, DC. Commemoration of / the 150th Anniversary of President Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address / Statuary Hall, U.S. House of Representatives Chamber, March 4, 2015 recto, above illustration: 168 / HARPER'S WEEKLY / 169 recto, below illustration: PRESIDENT LINCOLN'S REINAUGURATION AT THE CAPITOL. March 4, 1865."PHOTOGRAPHED BY GARDNER, WASHINGTON."[SEE PAGE 164.]

Creation Location

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

Work Type

poster

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

Two copies available.

ID

7016

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.

Illinois State Society of Washington DC. Commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of President Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address Event Poster

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