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Description

A rectangular shaped foil illumination that depicts Patrick Henry giving a speech within the Virginia Provincial Convention. Henry is depicted standing with his arm out reached toward a Judge. There are numerous other individuals depicted focusing their attention on Patrick Henry. In the center of the image, the words to Patrick Henry's famous Give Me Liberty speech are printed. On the bottom of the image, there is a depiction of Raleigh's Tavern- Patriot Rendezvous and St. John Church- Scene of Speech.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Earliest

January 1970

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1970s

Measurement

9 3/4 X 8 inches (mount)

Materials and Techniques Display

illumination (image-making process); dry mounting

Inscription

recto center: " Is Life so dear, or Peace so sweet..."

Creation Location

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

Work Type

reproductions (derivative objects)

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

8363.1

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.

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