Artifacts

Creator

William Pate

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Creator Role

printer

Description

This print features a color, full-length portrait of Abraham Lincoln. In the portrait, Lincoln stands next to a table with his proper right hand at his waist while his proper left hand rests on a table. On the table are papers, a quill, and ink. The print is a composite image of Lincoln's head on John C. Calhoun's body and was created by William pate using Alexander Ritchie's 1852 mezzotint engraving of Calhoun and Anthony Berger's 1864 photograph of Lincoln.

Description Source

Hamilton, Charles and Lloyd Ostendorf, eds. Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma, 1963; Page: 176.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

30 3/4 x 16 1/2 inches (approximately)

Materials and Techniques Display

paper, print

Creation Location

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

Work Type

print

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

4227

Digital ID

FVW_04227

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-Calhoun Composite Portrait

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