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Abraham Lincoln Medallion

  • Full Title

    Abraham Lincoln by Franklin Simmons

  • Description

    Medallion depicting profile relief of President Abraham Lincoln. In 1865, William Miller, the owner of the William H. Miller & Sons foundry in Providence, Rhode Island, commissioned sculptor Franklin Simmons to create a series of thirty-one medallions that included President Lincoln, his cabinet members, and Union generals and admirals. The medallions were displayed throughout northern cities. This medallion was restored to its original 1865 appearance.

  • Source

    The Abraham Lincoln Foundation of The Union League of Philadelphia (Object ID: 2004.55.10)

  • Rights

    Use of this item for research, teaching and private study is permitted with proper citation and attribution, as “Courtesy of The Abraham Lincoln Foundation of The Union League of Philadelphia.” Reproduction of this item for publication, broadcast or commercial use requires written permission. For permission, please contact The Abraham Lincoln Foundation.

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  • Cite this Item

    Franklin Simmons. "Abraham Lincoln by Franklin Simmons". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed June 26, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/998