Download Full Text (4.2 MB)
The plaster sculpture depicts a standing Abraham Lincoln and Ann Rutledge, who is widely believed to be Lincoln's first love. In the sculpture, Lincoln leans against a tree while holding a book. Ann looks up at Lincoln with both of her hands resting on the tree.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
16 1/4 inches (height)
Materials and Techniques Display
painted plaster on marble base
front of base: "FREEDOM RIVER" / by John McClarey back of statuette: 2/50 / McCLAREY
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Presidents in art
statuettes & figurines
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.
Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
Mississippi State University Libraries.
Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).
For more information about the contents of this collection, email firstname.lastname@example.org.