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The object is a bronze portrait bust of a beardless Abraham Lincoln. It is a limited edition (35 castings) bronze portrait sculpture originally sculpted as a commission for the Lincoln Home National Historic site in Springfield Illinois, USA.
Commission a Portrait. http://www.commissionaportrait.com/artistsportfolio.asp?id=364 (accessed June 5, 2018).
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
23 3/4 inches (height)
Materials and Techniques Display
bronze, marble, and wood
located at base: “PRAIRIE LAWYER” / ABE LINCOLN / Sculptor / James J. Nance
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Presidents in art; Sculpture
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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