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Description

Greeting card from Lincoln Memorial University. Its front features a Lloyd Ostendorf illustration of Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln watching their sons unwrap Christmas gifts. The inside includes a Christmas greeting. It is accompanied by a blank envelope.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

1986

Measurement

6 X 4 1/2 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper; mass production

Inscription

recto, bottom right: "Lloyd Ostendorf 1986" 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.

Related Source

see object #8112.1-#81121B

ID

8112.1

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.

Lincoln family Christmas morning, Tad on chair opening presents in Washington, D.C. in 1861. President and Mrs. Lincoln are looking on while Willie watches Tad unwrap a present. The Lincoln's are holding hands and the President has a bag of toys slung over his shoulder.

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