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The blue-colored carnival glass bottle features an embossed portrait of Abraham Lincoln and text at its front. The reverse features an excerpt from the Gettysburg address, which is surrounded by a series of stars around the perimeter of the decanter.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
between ca. 1920-ca. 1940
3 inches (height)
Materials and Techniques Display
embossed carnival glass
recto: ©W71 / 1809 - ABRAHAM LINCOLN - 1865 verso: "... of the people..." / A. Lincoln [facsimile signature] / 16th President / of U.S. bottom: WHEATON NJ / ©
Carnival glass; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
glassware & ceramics
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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