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Creator Role

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Description

The stereograph features a black and white image of a cross bearing Abraham Lincoln's name, birth and death dates, and image. The cross is situated on a platform and is surrounded by dissected leaves (also known as skeleton leaves). The photograph is mounted on a yellow card with rounded corners. The reverse features a label with publishing and title information.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Measurement

3 1/4 X 6 3/4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

albumen print on paper card

Inscription

verso, handwritten at top right: No. 138 / [?] verso, printed on sticker: ANTHONY'S STEREOSCOPIC VIEWS / No. 5604 [number is scratched out and a handwritten 4807 appears next to it] / LINCOLN MEMORIAL, DISSECTED LEAVES. / PUBLISHED BY E. & H. T. ANTHONY & CO. / American and Foreign Stereoscopic Emporium, 501 Broadway, New-York.

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

6596

Digital ID

FVW_06596

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.

Lincoln Memorial, Dissected Leaves.

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