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Elk-Horn Chair

Creator:
unknown
Location:
Unknown place made
Origin Date:
1935
Materials:
paper
Item ID:
71.2009.083.0530
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Cartoons, Broadsides & Ephemera

Description

This postcard is a reproduction of an original photograph of the elk-horn chair made by Seth Kinman, an early settler and hunter of Humbolt County, California. Kinman was a famous chair maker, and a nationally recognized entertainer. He presented President Lincoln with the elk-horn chair in 1864. The postcard reverse is divided. Handwritten across the width of the postcard is "From the original, Fred Rouleau, #7 Water St., Kennebunk, Maine." Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum