Artist American
Title
  • Memorial Obelisk to Lincoln
Date ca. 1865
Medium parian ware
Dimensions Overall: 12 1/8 × 3 7/8 × 3 inches (30.8 × 9.8 × 7.6 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Gibbs-Williams Fund
Accession Number 49.501
Department American Art before 1950
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, on side: In Memory of | Abraham Lincoln | Born Feby 12th 1809 | Died April 14th 1865
Inscribed, on side (in scroll): Union, Emancipation
George McKearin Antiques;
1949-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)