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Before the Statue of Lincoln

Creator:
H. E. Biedinger
Location:
Indiana, Lake County, East Chicago
Origin Date:
1957
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in
Item ID:
71.2009.083.2765
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Cartoons, Broadsides & Ephemera

Description

This postcard features a poem titled "Before the Statue of Lincoln" by H. E. Biedinger. Below the text of the poem is a depiction of the statue of President Abraham Lincoln done by sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens located in Lincoln Park in Chicago, Illinois. President Lincoln is depicted standing in front of a large, stately chair with his right hand behind his back and his left hand gripping the lapel of his coat. The postcard reverse is divided. Text advertising the book from which the poem was taken is printed on the left side. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum