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Description

The small shot glass features a portrait image of Abraham Lincoln at its front that is surrounded by smaller, faded images of Lincoln throughout his presidency. On the glass's reverse, the full text of the Gettysburg Address appears.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

2 3/8 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ceramic glaze and screen printing on pottery

Inscription

recto: Abraham Lincoln / President of the U.S. (1861-1865) verso: Lincoln's Gettysburg Address / [full text of address follows] / Abraham Lincoln [facsimile signature] / November 19 1863.

Creation Location

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

Work Type

shot glass

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.

ID

7152

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.

Lincoln's Gettysburg Address Shot Glass

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