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A reproduction of an image of the obverse and reverse of a gold medal presented to Mary Todd Lincoln. The medal is commonly known as the French-Swiss medal (funded and gifted by 40,000 French citizens, struck in Switzerland) and was a gift made in honor of the Martyred President. The print is accompanied by protective paper with caption.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

6 5/8 X 9 1/2 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product); reproduction (copying)

Creation Location

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

Work Type

reproduction (derivative object)

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

4162.22

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.

Gold Medal Presented to Mrs. Lincoln in 1866 by Forty Thousand Citizens of France

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