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Description

The hand-molded brick segment was a part of the original foundation of Abraham Lincoln's Springfield Home. Brick segments were salvaged from the home during a repair occurring in July 1954. This segment is numbered 2431.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

1958-02-12

Materials and Techniques Display

brick (clay material)

Inscription

recto: ORIGINAL BRICK / from the home of / Abraham Lincoln / Brick No 2431 / "Certification Enclosed"

Creation Location

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

Work Type

brick (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.

Related Source

Includes documentary information.

ID

8337

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.

Original Brick from the Home of Abraham Lincoln

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