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The print is an illustration from the book The Life Stories of Famous Americans. It depicts a scene from the Battle of Fort Sumter, the site of the first shots of the Civil War. The image is printed in black ink on off-white paper. It appears to have been removed from a bound volume. The item's verso contains an excerpt from page 76 of the book.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

6 1/2 X 5 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper

Inscription

recto, below image: DEFENSE OF FORT SUMPTER verso, at top: 76 THE LIFE STORIES OF FAMOUS AMERICANS

Creation Location

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

Work Type

print ; excerpt

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

5611

Digital ID

FVW_05611

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.

Defense of Fort Sumter (from The Life Stories of Famous Americans)

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