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Creator Role

manufactory

Description

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.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Earliest

-1577894400

Approximate Creation Date

between ca. 1920-ca. 1940

Measurement

3 inches (height)

Materials and Techniques Display

embossed carnival glass

Inscription

recto: ©W71 / 1809 - ABRAHAM LINCOLN - 1865 verso: "... of the people..." / A. Lincoln [facsimile signature] / 16th President / of U.S. bottom: WHEATON NJ / ©

Creation Location

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

Work Type

bottle

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.

Related Source

See item #s 2372 and 6859.

ID

7149

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.

The Great American Series Abraham Lincoln Commemorative Decanter

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