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Why weren't you smiling at Richmond, Abe? poster

Creator:
Crowell-Collier Publishing Company
Location:
New York, New York
Origin Date:
1958-1968
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 23 9/16 in x 15 1/4 in
Item ID:
71.2009.081.2486
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Fine Art

Description

This poster is an advertisement for an issue of Collier's Magazine and features an engraving done from Gutzon Borglum's heroic size sculpture study of the head of Abraham Lincoln without the beard he wore during his years as president of the United States. The issue of Collier's being advertised includes the beginning of a new series titled "The American Tradition" which is described in the paragraphs of text below the image. An image of the cover of the issue is to the viewer's right of the text. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum