Series s1 - Abraham Lincoln.

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Abraham Lincoln.

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CA ON00416 AC06-s1

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  • [1861, 1865], 1938-1940, 1953 (Creation)

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2.5 cm of textual material
5 photographs
3 sketches
1 framed collage

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Series consist of a collection of Abraham Lincoln material that Raymond Massey accumulated over his career for his best known performance of “Abe Lincoln in Illinois”. Material includes sketches of Raymond Massey portrayal of Abraham Lincoln for the stage play “Abe Lincoln in Illinois”, letter from playwright Robert Sherwood, photographs of Abraham Lincoln, republican national electoral ticket from Lincoln’s time, newspaper clippings of Lincoln’s assassination), and a framed playbill of Ford’s theatre on the night of Lincoln’s assassination.

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