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Creator Role

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Description

The black and white print is a caligraphic rendering of text surrounding standing portrait of Abraham Lincoln

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Earliest

-3376570022

Date of Publication

1865

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1865

Time Period

1860-1869

Measurement

30 X 24 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper

Inscription

Top recto center: EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION / ISSUED JANUARY 1ST 1863 / [text of the Emancipation Proclamation follows in script.]; Bottom recto below Proclamation text: Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1865 by Gilman R. Russel in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Eastern District of [Pennsylvania]. / THE ORIGINAL / DESIGNED AND EXECUTED / entirely with a / PEN / BY / GILMAN R. RUSSELL / Prof. of Penmanship. / P.S. Duval & Son Lith. Phila. / Published by a Company

Creation Location

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

Work Type

Lithograph

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.

ID

5714

Digital ID

FVW_05714

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.

Emancipation Proclamation

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