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Description

The pin is a commemorative item for the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's death. It features an image of the hearse that carried Lincoln's remains through Springfield, Illinois after arriving via train. Paired with it is a commemorative ribbon.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 2015

Measurement

1 5/16 X 1 15/16 inches

Inscription

recto: SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS / 1865 / 2015

Creation Location

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

Work Type

pin (jewelry)

Class

metalwork

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 item # 7063 A.

ID

7063

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.

We Mourn the Nation's Loss 150th Anniversary Ribbon and Pin

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