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Creator Role

engraver; artist; publisher; copyrighter

Description

The engraving depicts a black and white image of a black family reading the Proclamation; Beneath the main engraving, a vignette portrait of Abraham Lincoln is placed among text

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Date of Publication

1864

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1864

Time Period

1860-1869

Measurement

17 7/8 X 20 1/4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

steel engraving

Inscription

Recto, at bottom: H.W. HERRICK Del. / Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1864 by LUCIUS STEBBINS in the Clerk's Office in the District Court of Connecticut./ Published by S.A. PETERS & CO. Harford, Conn. / J.W. WATT S.c. / READING THE / EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION / An upon, this act of justice, warranted by the CONSTITUTION, / I invoke the considerate judgment of mankind and the gracious favor of ALMIGHTY GOD. / Jany. 1, 1863.

Creation Location

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

Work Type

engraving

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

1086

Digital ID

FVW_01086

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.

Reading The Emancipation Proclamation

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