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Description

A commemorative pocket knife with Abraham Lincoln's portrait on the front of the knife. The pocket knife is small with a golden-brown colored handled. There are three small portraits of Abraham Lincoln which resemble sepia photographs.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

2 1/4 inches (length) (folded)

Materials and Techniques Display

mass production; metal

Inscription

recto, center: "United States/ 3 cents 3"

Creation Location

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

Work Type

pocket knives

Class

weapons

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 object #8368B

ID

8368

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.

Abraham Lincoln Commemorative pocket knife

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