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Creator Role

painter

Description

The round porcelain jewelry box is made up of a base and lid. On the lid, a bust portrait illustration of Abraham Lincoln is depicted with an American flag in the foreground. At the base's side, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum seal is featured along with a decorative floral and star border. Maker information is featured at the base's bottom.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

3 1/2 inches (diameter)

Materials and Techniques Display

porcelain

Inscription

bottom of base: McLaughlin Glazeware / M / Hand Painted / Mary M. Laughlin [facsimile signature] / Exclusive to / Abraham Lincoln / Presidential Library & Museum

Creation Location

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

Work Type

jewelry box

Class

glassware & ceramics

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.

ID

5433

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 Jewelry Box

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