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"I Owe to My Angel Mother" quotation

Creator:
Curteich
Location:
Illinois, Chicago
Origin Date:
1960-1975
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in
Item ID:
71.2009.083.0967
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 a head and shoulders portrait of President Abraham Lincoln against a green background. Printed in the blue margin below the portrait is a caption that reads: " Born in Hardin County, Kentucky, Feb. 12, 1809, God Bless My Mother. All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my Angel Mother." The postcard reverse is divided. Narrative text is printed on the left side. A handwritten note in blue ink from Bob to Alice O'Reilly of Fort Wayne, Indiana, is also on the left side. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum