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Abe Lincoln and Ann Rutledge

Creator:
Gerlach-Barklow Company, Lane K. Newberry
Location:
Illinois, Joliet
Origin Date:
1946
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 16 15/16 in x 23 in
Item ID:
71.2009.081.2730
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Fine Art

Description

This print is a reproduction of an oil painting by artist Lane K. Newberry showing Abraham Lincoln and Ann Rutledge seated at a table in front of a fireplace in her father's tavern where Lincoln boarded in New Salem, Illinois. The artwork was commissioned by the Chicago & Illinois Midland Railway Company to be used as calendar art. This print was used for their 1947 calendar. Pasted on the reverse is a sheet of brief explanatory text supplied by Lincoln authority, Paul M. Angle. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum