Artifacts

Creator

Lloyd Ostendorf

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Creator Role

artist

Description

The image depicts Abraham Lincoln and son, Robert, in front of a lit fireplace decorated for Christmas. The two smile at one another and gesture to the stockings. The image is from the Lincoln Memorial University Collection.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1999

Measurement

13 X 10 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product)

Inscription

recto, in image: Lloyd Ostendorf / 1999 recto, below image: As an overnight quest in the Lincoln home / near Christmastime, Judge Joseph Gillespie, / recalled how careful the eldest son, Robert, and / his father were, "not to disturb the Christmas / illusions of the youngsters, Willie and Tad, as to / who filled the stockings."

Creation Location

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

Work Type

print (visual work)

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

5289

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.

As an Overnight Quest in the Lincoln Home

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