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The cup and saucer set are both white in color. The cup features no graphics, only text written in gold. At the saucer's front, a forward-facing bust image of Abraham Lincoln is depicted against a blue background. Both objects are stored in acid-free tissue paper in their original packaging.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1965

Measurement

1/2 inches (height of cup); 1 3/4 inches (diameter of saucer)

Materials and Techniques Display

screen print on pottery

Inscription

recto of cup: ILLINOIS recto of saucer: Illinois / LAND OF LINCOLN verso of saucer: Sept 2 / 1965 verso of saucer, on sticker: ILLINOIS PAVILION / N. Y. WORLD'S FAIR

Creation Location

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

Work Type

teacup--cup plate

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

7153

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.

Land of Lincoln Teacup and Saucer

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