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Creator Role

sculptor foundry

Description

Bronze bust depicting the likeness of Abraham Lincoln. It is mounted to a black stone base, which features a plaque acknowledging Richard N. Current (known as the Dean of Lincoln Scholars) as the recipient of the 2000 Lincoln Prize for lifetime achievement.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

modeled 1887, cast 1999

Measurement

20 inches (height)

Materials and Techniques Display

bronze, stone

Inscription

plaque at front of base: Richard N. Current / Lifetime Achievement / 2000 LINCOLN PRIZE / Lincoln and Soldiers Institute / Gettysburg College inscription at left side of sculpture: AUGUSTUS SAINT GAUDENS inscription at back of sculpture: RECAST BY VANGUARD 1999 [?] / LP GC [?]

Creation Location

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

Work Type

bust (sculpture)

Class

sculpture

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

8341

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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