The Martyr of Freedom
The albumen print depicts a black and white portrait image of Abraham Lincoln. The portrait is surrounded by a decorative border that features a shield at the top and facsimile signature at the bottom. At the top of the border, an eagle is perched along with two intersecting American flags. Additional text and copyright information can be found at the print's bottom. The image is mounted on a cream-colored paper card.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
7 3/4 X 5 1/4 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
albumen print on paper card
recto, in image on shield: THE / MARTYR / OF / FREEDOM recto, facsimile signature in image below portrait: A. Lincoln recto, in image below portrait: Sixteenth President of the United States. / Entered according to Act of Congress A.D. 1865 by [Chs.] Magnus, in the Clerks Office of the 5th Dist. of N. Y.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Death and burial
[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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