1. Creator/Author:
  2. W.H. Pratt (1)

Emancipation Proclamation Lincoln Portrait

Creator:
W.H. Pratt
Location:
Iowa, Scott County, Davenport
Origin Date:
1865
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 13 1/4 in x 10 in
Item ID:
71.2009.081.0597
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Fine Art

Description

This is a portrait of the bust of Lincoln, as composed by the text of the Emancipation Proclamation, written in German. The title reads, "Emancipations Proklamation", below which appears the portrait/text enclosed in a decorative oval shape. Below, reads "Abraham Lincoln" in large letters, and then in small print, "Ent. accdg. to act of Congr.in the year 1865 by W.H. PRATT in the Clerk's office of the Dist. Court of the U.S. for the Dist. of Iowa." Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum