Abraham Lincoln 1809-1865

Abraham Lincoln 1809-1865


Creator Role

engraver engraver


The engraving features a head and shoulders portrait of Abraham Lincoln, who faces slightly to his proper left. He wears a dark coat and tie. The image is surrounded by a circular border and is flanked by oak leaves. Lincoln's name and birth and death dates are inscribed below the image on what appears to be a pillar. The engraving was taken from a portrait painting created by William Edgar Marshall in 1865.

Description Source

Holzer, Harold, Cabor S. Boritt, and Mark E. Neely, Jr. The Lincoln Image: Abraham Lincoln and the Popular Print. New York, New York: The Scribner Press, 1984; Page: 212. Hamilton, Charles and Lloyd Ostendorf, eds. Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma, 1963; Page: 30.


Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1908


13 3/4 X 10 3/8 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product)


Lincoln, Abraham 1809-1865

Work Type

engraving (print)




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Current Location

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


Mississippi State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

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Abraham Lincoln 1809-1865