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"No Man Is Good Enough..." Quotation

Creator:
unknown
Location:
Unknown place made
Origin Date:
1900-1920
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in
Item ID:
71.2009.083.0998
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Cartoons, Broadsides & Ephemera

Description

This hand-colored postcard features a quotation from Abraham Lincoln's Speech at Peoria, Illinois, on October 16, 1854. The quote reads: "No man is good enough to govern another man without that other man's consent." The first letter of the quotation is illuminated in red ink. A rectangular, decorative black border surrounds the quotation. The postcard reverse is undivided. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum