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Head of Lincoln at Entrance to Tomb

Creator:
Tichnor Bros., Inc.
Location:
Massachusetts, Boston
Origin Date:
1930-1945
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 5 3/8 in x 3 7/16 in
Item ID:
71.2009.083.2859
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Cartoons, Broadsides & Ephemera

Description

This linen postcard features the bronze head of a beardless Abraham Lincoln, done by sculptor Gutzon Borglum, located at the entrance to the Lincoln Tomb in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield, Illinois. This bronze is a replica of the marble head of Lincoln in the Capitol Rotunda in Washington, D. C. The caption is printed along the top edge of the image. The postcard reverse is divided. The number 69964 is printed in the lower left corner. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum