Artifacts

Creator

Lloyd Ostendorf

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Creator Role

artist

Description

The object is a reproduction of an Ostendorf print. It features an image of Abraham Lincoln embracing his stepmother, Sarah Bush Lincoln.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1962

Measurement

8 X 10 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product); reproduction (copying)

Inscription

recto, facsimile signature at lower right of image: Lloyd OSTENDORF / ©1962 recto, beneath image: PRESIDENT-ELECT LINCOLN BIDS FAREWELL TO HIS STEPMOTHER AT FARMINGTON, ILLINOIS, / JAN. 31, 1861, AND PRESENTED HER WITH A BLACK WOOLEN DRESS. IT WAS THE LAST / TIME HE EVER SAW HER; SHORTLY THEREAFTER HE LEFT ILLINOIS FOR WASHINGTON.

Creation Location

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

Work Type

reproduction (derivative object)

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

4191

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.

President-Elect Lincoln bids Farewell to His Stepmother

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