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The object includes a book illustration and accompanying text that have been removed from an unknown book (possibly a 19th century book). The illustration is an engraved portrait of James Shields, an Irish American Democratic politician and United States Army officer,and the text is a short biography of his life and career. Both are printed on white paper and black ink.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
9 3/4 X 6 3/4 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
ink on paper
Shields, James, 1806-1879; United States. Army--Officers
engraving ; excerpt
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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