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"Let Us Dare to Do Our Duty..." Quotation

Creator:
P. F. Volland & Co.
Location:
Illinois, Chicago
Origin Date:
Unknown
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in
Item ID:
71.2009.083.0977
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Cartoons, Broadsides & Ephemera

Description

This embossed postcard features a gold-colored rectangle with a patriotic eagle resting on top. Inside the rectangular border is a silhouette of Abraham Lincoln. Below the silhouette is a quotation from Lincoln's call to duty at the end of his Cooper Institute Speech which he gave at Cooper Union in New York City on February 27, 1860. The quotation reads: "Let us dare to do our duty as we understand it." The postcard reverse is divided. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum