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Description

This is a colorful and vibrant illumination. At the top, there is a depiction of Abraham Lincoln with depictions of a log cabin and the American capital building. Two American eagles are also depicted to the right and left of Abraham Lincoln with their wings out stretched. The border is ornately decorated with numerous pink, purplish-blue and orange flowers. Within the center of the image, the text to the Gettysburg Address is written out

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Earliest

January 1970

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1970s

Measurement

9 3/4 X 8 inches (mount)

Materials and Techniques Display

illumination (image-making process); dry mounting

Inscription

recto center: " Lincoln's Gettysburg Address / November 19, 1863/ Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in liberty..."

Creation Location

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

Work Type

reproductions (derivative objects)

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

8363.4

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's Gettysburg Address

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