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Creator Role

publisher sculptor

Description

Photograph of Emancipation Memorial located in Lincoln Park in Washington, D. C. The statue was designed and sculpted by Thomas Ball and installed in 1876. In the statue, Abraham Lincoln is shown emancipating an enslaved man. Lincoln stands with his proper left arm outstretched as the enslaved man kneels at his feet.

Description Source

Ref: FLB, p. 149.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

4 1/8 X 2 1/2 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product); albumen process

Inscription

verso, in backmark: J. F. JARVIS, / PUBLISHER AND DEALER IN / VIEWS AND CELEBRITIES, / NO. 135 PENNA. AVENUE, / WASHINGTON, D. C.

Creation Location

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

Work Type

albumen prints ; cartes-de-visite (card photographs)

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

742

Digital ID

FVW_00742

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 Memorial

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