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Abraham Lincoln Figure, 1898

This is a Figure. It was created by George E. Bissell and Gorham Company Founders. It is dated 1898 and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is bronze. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Estate of James Hazen Hyde. It is credited Gift of the Estate of James Hazen Hyde.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 41 x 12 x 12 cm (16 1/8 x 4 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.)

It is signed

Signature and date inscribed into metal on top of base plinth: "Geo E. Bissell" at one angle and "Copyright 1898" diagonally opposite

Cite this object as

Abraham Lincoln Figure, 1898; George E. Bissell (1839 – 1920); USA; bronze; H x W x D: 41 x 12 x 12 cm (16 1/8 x 4 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.); Gift of the Estate of James Hazen Hyde; 1960-1-4

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