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Creator Role

engraver photographer

Description

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 Winfield Scott Hancock, a career U.S. Army officer and the Democratic nominee for President of the United States in 1880, and the text is a short biography of his life and career. Both are printed on white paper and black ink.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

9 3/4 X 6 3/4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper

Creation Location

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

Work Type

engraving ; excerpt

Class

prints

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.

Related Source

See 1373.1-3, 5-13.

ID

1373

Digital ID

FVW_01373.4

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.

Winfield Scott Hancock Illustration and Biography

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