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The object is a paper lantern, which bears a portrait image of Abraham Lincoln and an image of an American bald eagle. It is made from paper, cardstock, and metal and features an accordion fold, which enables it to be stored flat. Its inside has a small metal candleholder, and a metal handle is attached to its top for carrying.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
12 inches (height)
Materials and Techniques Display
paper and metal
front: LINCOLN / 1861-1865 back: CENTL / 1776-1876
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
lantern (lighting device)
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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