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Description

Greeting card from Lincoln Memorial University. Its front features a Lloyd Ostendorf illustration of Abraham Lincoln watching his sons play with a toy train. The inside includes a Christmas greeting. It is accompanied by an envelope addressed to Mr. Frank J. Williams.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

1988

Measurement

6 X 4 1/2 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper; mass production

Inscription

recto, bottom right: "Lloyd Ostendorf 1988" verso, bottom right: "Newman/ National, Knoxville, TN"

Creation Location

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

Work Type

Christmas Card

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

8114.1

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.

President Lincoln, Tad and Willie in front of the marble fireplace in the White House, Washington, D.C. in 1861. The President is seated, watching with pleasure as the children are enjoying a toy train. Stockings are still on the mantel.

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