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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.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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13 X 10 inches
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paper (fiber product)
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."
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Family
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[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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