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The color lithograph depicts a seated portrait of Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln sits in a chair with a small table to his proper right. On the table sits a copy of the Emancipation Proclamation, and ink well, and books. The image features hues of black, white and blue and is printed on off-white paper. It is probably after a photo by Alexander Gardner (see O-49 through O-53).
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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14 X 10 inches
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ink on paper
Recto, below image: E.B. & E. C. Kellogg, 245 Main St. Hartford, Conn./ Phelps & Watson, 18 Beekman St. New York/ F.P. Whiting, 87 Fulton St. New York./ ABRAHAM LINCOLN./ SIXTEENTH PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA./ Immortalized his name by the PROCLAMATION OF EMANCIPATION January 1st 1863/ whereby more than THREE MILLIONS of HUMAN BEINGS were declared/ FOREVER FREE.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Portraits
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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