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Description

The stereograph features a black and white image of a female child kneeling in prayer at a memorial for assassinated presidents: Abraham Lincoln, James A. Garfield, and William McKinley. Portraits of each of the presidents are hung with flags, ribbons, and flowers surrounding them. The death date of each president is hung beneath the portraits, and a floral arrangement sits on the ground and is adorned with inscriptions.A woman stands behind the display with her head bowed in mourning.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1902

Measurement

3 1/2 X 7 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

albumen print on paper cart

Inscription

recto, in photograph: APRIL 15 1865 / SEP. 19 1881 / SEP. 14 1901 / IT IS GODS WAY / HIS WILL NOT OURS / BE DONE

Creation Location

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

Work Type

stereograph

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

6594

Digital ID

FVW_06594

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.

The Martyred Presidents--Lincoln, Garfield and McKinley

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