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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
Frank J. Williams. Judging Lincoln. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 2007; Page: 31.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
4 1/4 inches (height)
Materials and Techniques Display
painted on ivory in a gold frame
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Portraits
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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