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[Letter describing portraits of Abraham Lincoln] /

Other Title:
Hubert, Minn., Aug. 1st, 1921
Authors:
Thorpe, Freeman,
Item ID:
71200908405044
Publisher:
[1921]
Call Number:
E457 .T46
Physical Description:
[4] p. ; 16 cm. + 3 reproductions of sketches (ports. ; 14-15 cm.)
Topic:
Presidents in art.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Portraits.
Note:
Title supplied by cataloger.; "Hubert, Minn., Aug. 1st, 1921"--Caption, p. [1].; Includes holograph (handwritten) addition to published text in pencil on p. [4], signed by author: "As soon as I can get time to do so, I shall write a little booklet on Lincoln, his real character and personality, mental and physical, with memoranda that I have of him, and the distinguished men who were closely associated with him in his great work, whom I knew and whose portraits I have painted from life. I shall gladly send you a copy. I will be glad to know what you think of the portrait and ask you to send me any press comments, adverse or otherwise, that you may happen to see. With great respect, Freeman Thorpe."; Accompanying sketches reproduced on heavy paper and excised from larger source.; CLICK ON WEB ADDRESS TO REACH THIS DOCUMENT.; Recollections by Thorpe relating to his sketches made of Abraham Lincoln at Gettysburg; Geneva, Ohio; and Washington, D.C.
OCLC Number:
ocn673500085
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Available for Viewing:
By appointment only
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