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The object is a lithographed image of a 34-star U. S. Flag created in honor of the death of Abraham Lincoln. The flag is printed in red and blue and black text is printed across the main image. These flags would have been purchased or handed out at services held as the funeral train made its way to Illinois.
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Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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5 5/8 X 4 3/4 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
lithograph on paper
inscribed in pencil at top: A. Lincoln 1865 printed in ink across image: WE MOURN! / OUR CHIEF / HAS FALLEN.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
[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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