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Creator Role

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Description

The object is a miniature oval portrait of Abraham Lincoln by William A. Patterson entitled Portrait of Abraham Lincoln; It is painted on ivory and displayed in a gold frame; It also has an accompanying black leather case and black slip case; It is made after an 1860 photo by Alexander Hesler

Description Source

Frank J. Williams. Judging Lincoln. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 2007; Page: 31.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Date of Publication

1930

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1930

Measurement

4 1/4 inches (height)

Materials and Techniques Display

painted on ivory in a gold frame

Creation Location

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

Work Type

portrait painting

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 also FVW_2245.2 and FVW_2245.3

ID

2245

Digital ID

FVW_02245.1

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.

Portrait of Abraham Lincoln

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