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A Lincoln Anecdote

Creator:
Dwight C. Sturges, The Christian Science Monitor
Location:
Boston, Massachusetts
Origin Date:
1931
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 11 1/2 in x 9 in
Item ID:
71.2009.081.1019
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Fine Art

Description

This is a reprint of one which was published in the May 19, 1931, issue of The Christian Science Monitor, done from an original etching by Dwight C. Sturges. President Abraham Lincoln is depicted seated on the edge of his chair with his right knee touching the floor telling a story to a group of three men seated in front of him. The caption is printed just below the image. Narrative text describes the details of the image. A typewritten letter from the distributor of the reprints, W. J. Morse, is stapled to the top of the reprint. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum