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Creator Role

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Description

The print features a standing portrait of Abraham Lincoln. In the portrait, Lincoln stands with his proper right hand resting on a chair back, while his proper left holds a document. The United States Capitol can be seen in the image's background. A facsimile of Lincoln's signature is below the portrait along with a small etching of the Lincoln Home in Springfield, Illinois.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1901

Measurement

17 7/8 x 14 inches (approximate)

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product); photogravure (process)

Inscription

recto, at top left corner: COPYRIGHT 1901 THE GRAVURE COMPANY OF AMERICA; recto, below print, facsimile signature: A. Lincoln

Creation Location

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

Work Type

photogravure (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.

Related Source

It is enclosed in a frame along with item # 8254

ID

8253

Digital ID

FVW_08253

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.

Standing Portrait of Abraham Lincoln

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