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The stereograph features a black and white image of a small statue featuring Abraham Lincoln standing by a kneeling male slave with his proper left hand raised as he is about to emancipate the slave (a small replica of the much larger Emancipation Monument). In his proper right hand, which rests on a bronze podium, Lincoln holds an unrolled copy of the Emancipation Proclamation. The albumen print is mounted on a yellow card with squared corners.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
3 7/16 X 7 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
albumen print on paper card
recto, at bottom of card: Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1867, by A. A. Childs & Co., in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Slaves--Emancipation--United States; United States. President (1861-1865 : Lincoln). Emancipation Proclamation
[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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