Artifacts

Creator

John Rogers

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Creator Role

sculptor

Description

The plaster sculpture depicts Uncle Ned, a cobbler, shining a boot while assisting a young African-American student with her reading. At his feet, a young African-American boy sits reading from a tattered book.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Date of Publication

1866

Approximate Creation Date

1866

Time Period

1860-1869

Measurement

20 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

painted plaster

Inscription

Inscribed at front of base: UNCLE NED'S SCHOOL

Creation Location

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

Work Type

sculpture

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

8136

Digital ID

FVW_08136

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.

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