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Creator Role

issuer

Description

The oval-shaped ornament features a portrait of Abraham Lincoln on its front and a quotation on its reverse. At the top the ornament, a red silk ribbon is attached for hanging.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 2006

Measurement

2 1/2 inches (height)

Materials and Techniques Display

metal

Inscription

back: "Whenever I hear anyone / arguing for slavery, I feel a / strong impulse to see it tried / on him personally." / -Abraham Lincoln / © 2006 New York Historical Society

Creation Location

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

Work Type

decoration (ornaments)

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

5477

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.

New York Historical Society Abraham Lincoln Quotation Ornament

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