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1950 Lincoln Cigar Company wall calendar

Creator:
Lincoln Cigar Company
Location:
Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Origin Date:
1950
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 17 in x 10 1/2 in
Item ID:
71.2009.081.2705
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Fine Art

Description

This color poster original had the 1950 calendar pages stapled to it at the bottom. The poster features a color illustration of the Capitol Building in Washington, D. C. with the Lincoln Memorial statue superimposed above it. The illustration is a separate page pasted at the top into a printed decorative rectangular frame. A quotation from President Lincoln's Gettysburg Address is printed on the lower edged of the frame. The company name and motto are printed in dark brown ink on the light mocha colored background below the frame. A chocolate-colored border outlines the edges of the poster. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum