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Wood souvenir card

Creator:
Lark Woodwork Co., Inc.
Location:
Unknown place made
Origin Date:
1927-1937
Materials:
wood
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 2 in
Item ID:
71.2009.082.0888
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Three-dimensional Objects

Description

Paper thin slice of wood with a scroll design and label text stamped in black ink on one side. The label text reads, "1815 This card was made from a hand-hewn timber removed from roof of the White House after one hundred twelve years of historical service 1927 Lark Woodwork Co. Inc." Stamped in black ink on reverse is "Lincolns Birthday. February 12 1937. W. T. Clark Muskogee Oklahoma." Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum