The image depicts a small boat resting on a river. The boat, the Archimedes was built in 1835 and was used in the construction of the Illinois and Michigan Canal. One the canal was completed, the Archimedes was used to tow other vessels through the canal.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
8 X 10 inches
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paper (fiber product); reproduction (copying)
reproduction (derivative object)
[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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