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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
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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17 7/8 X 20 1/4 inches
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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.
Emancipation Proclamation; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; United States. President (1861-1865 : Lincoln).
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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