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A Pen Portrait of Abraham Lincoln

Creator:
Chicago Press & Tribune
Location:
Illinois, Cook County, Chicago
Origin Date:
1950-1970
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 16 1/4 in x 12 1/4 in
Item ID:
71.2009.081.2412
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Fine Art

Description

This poster is a reprint of an article by an unknown author published in the Chicago Press and Tribune on May 23, 1860, which described the physical traits and character of Abraham Lincoln. The author of the article assumed that their would be many questions as the Republican Party had nominated Lincoln to be their presidential candidate five days before on May 18, 1860. The calligraphic title of the article is printed in brown ink. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum