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Description

The square coaster features several engraved illustrations relating to Abraham Lincoln's time in Springfield, Illinois, These include images of Lincoln, his tomb, Lincoln with the town in the background, his Springfield home, and the courthouse. A facsimile signature is also included. The coaster is enclosed in its original packaging.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

4 X 4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

engraved marble

Inscription

recto: Mr. Lincoln's / Hometown / Springfield, Illinois

Creation Location

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

Work Type

coaster (container)

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

7110

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.

Mr. Lincoln's Hometown Springfield, Illinois Coaster

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