Norman Rockwell's Lincoln the Railsplitter
The porcelain tile features a reproduction print of Norman Rockwell's Lincoln the Railsplitter (1964). In the print, Lincoln stands while reading a book held in his proper left hand. In his proper right, he holds an ax. He is dressed in a blue shirt, black pants boots, and suspenders. A log cabin is pictured in the image's background. The tile was originally mounted in an open wooden frame with a velvet backing, but the velvet backer has since become detached due to the disintegration of the adhesive.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
12 1/4 X 6 inches (tile)
Materials and Techniques Display
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Rockwell, Norman, 1894-1978
porcelain (visual works)--picture frame
glassware & ceramics
[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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