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1918 Shreve Jeweler and Optician calendar

Creator:
Brown & Bigelow, H. A. Weiss
Location:
Minnesota, St. Paul
Origin Date:
1917
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 12 in x 5 3/4 in
Item ID:
71.2009.081.2689
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Fine Art

Description

This calendar features a portrait of President Abraham Lincoln in the viewer's upper left corner along with a quotation from his Second Inaugural Address of March 4, 1865. a printed facsimile signature is at the end of the quotation followed by the printed inscription "Compliments of A. J. Shreve, Jeweler and Optician, 353 East Main Street, Alliance, Ohio." Stapled below the inscription are calendar pages 1-3/4 inches high by 3-3/8 inches wide, one for each month of the year 1918. The artist's printed signature is in the lower right corner. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum