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The poster is a promotional item for an exhibit on Abraham Lincoln. One black and white daguerreotype (1846) and three black and white photographs (1860, 1863, and 1865) are reprinted on the poster.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

22 X 17 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper

Inscription

recto, below images: Abraham Lincoln and the Promise of America / A Major Museum Exhibit / Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum / From left to right, top to bottom: / (1) Daguerreotype 1846, by N. H. Shepherd, Springfield, Illinois / (2) Photograph 1860, by Alexander Hesler, Springfield, Illinois / (3) Photograph 1863, by Alexander Gardner, Washington, D.C. / (4) Photograph 1865, by Alexander Gardner, Washington, D.C. / Limited edition poster designed by curator of the exhibit, Jill Youngken / www.lchs.museum

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

Fourteen copies available.

ID

7018

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.

Abraham Lincoln and the Promise of America: A Major Museum Exhibit Event Poster

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