Bronze bust depicting the likeness of Abraham Lincoln. It is mounted to a black stone base, which features a plaque acknowledging Richard N. Current (known as the Dean of Lincoln Scholars) as the recipient of the 2000 Lincoln Prize for lifetime achievement.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
modeled 1887, cast 1999
20 inches (height)
Materials and Techniques Display
plaque at front of base: Richard N. Current / Lifetime Achievement / 2000 LINCOLN PRIZE / Lincoln and Soldiers Institute / Gettysburg College inscription at left side of sculpture: AUGUSTUS SAINT GAUDENS inscription at back of sculpture: RECAST BY VANGUARD 1999 [?] / LP GC [?]
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Current, Richard Nelson
[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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