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sculpture; sculpture; poet
Color snapshot photo; statue of standing A. Lincoln, located at the West Virginia State Capitol. This is a color photograph a statue of Abraham Lincoln in Charleston, West Virginia. In the background of the image, there is a partially obstructed view of the West Virginia capital building. from a sculpture by Bernard Wiepper (American,1926-2009) from a sculpture by Fred Martin Torrey (American, 1884-1967) inspired by poem by Vachel Lindsay (American, 1879-1931)
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
5 X 3 1/2 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
color photography; photographic paper
recto, center left: "Abraham Lincoln/ created the state/ of West Virginia/ by proclamation and signature/ West Virginia joined/ the Union/ June 20, 1863" verso, top center: "W. VA. CAPITOL"
West Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Influence; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Pictorial works
Wiepper, Bernard, "Color Photograph of a Statue of Abraham Lincoln in Charleston, West Virginia at the West Virginia Capital Building" (2021). Artifacts. 3723.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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