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Lincoln's Farewell

Creator:
H. E. Biedinger
Location:
Indiana, Lake County, East Chicago
Origin Date:
1957
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in
Item ID:
71.2009.083.0630
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Cartoons, Broadsides & Ephemera

Description

This color postcard features an illustration of President-elect Abraham Lincoln giving his Farewell Address to his Springfield, Illinois, friends and neighbors just before leaving on his journey by train to Washington, D. C. Above the illustration is text describing the episode taken from the Deluxe Edition of the book "Sonnets & Short Poems...about Lincoln and Other Great Men..." written by H. E. Biedinger. The postcard reverse is divided. The caption is printed on the left side. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum