Artifacts

Abraham Lincoln “America’s Prairie Lawyer”

Title

Abraham Lincoln “America’s Prairie Lawyer”

Creator

James J. Nance

Files

Creator Role

sculptor

Description

The portrait bust features a beardless Abraham Lincoln wearing a shirt, tie, and suspenders. The bust is finished in a traditional French brown patina and sits on a marble and wood rectangular base.

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

17 inches (height)

Materials and Techniques Display

cold cast bronze

Inscription

front of base, engraved on metal plate: Abraham Lincoln / “American’s Prairie Lawyer” / by / James J. Nance

Work Type

sculpture

Class

sculpture

ID

5412

Current Location

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

Abraham Lincoln “America’s Prairie Lawyer”

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