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The souvenir is made up of various objects enclosed within a wood and glass frame. The contents consists of a sheet of paper with background information and captions describing each object. The paper also features a wax seal of Lincoln's profile and Fay's signature. Another slip of paper accompanies the object that contains creator information.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
5 1/2 X 7 3/4 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
glass, ink, paper, metal, wood, wax, and leaf
recto: To Charles E. Simmons at Lincoln's Tomb Sept 21 1942 / A piece of wood from Lincoln's Springfield home / Journal Medal / Oak leaf from [?] Lincon's Tomb. recto of supplementary paper: SOUVENIR MADE UP BY HERBERT WELLS FAY, CUSTODIAN OF LINCOLN'S TOMB.
Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
souvenirs & novelties
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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