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"I'll studay and be ready..." Quotation

Creator:
Metropolitan
Location:
Massachusetts, Everett
Origin Date:
1935-1945
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in
Item ID:
71.2009.083.1056
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Cartoons, Broadsides & Ephemera

Description

This linen postcard features a color illustration of Abraham Lincoln as a young man lying on the floor in front of a fireplace. He is depicted holding an unrolled document in front of him with an open book next to it. A quill pen in an ink well is on the floor beside his right hand. The text of a poem by Mary Eyre Wintersmith Robertson about Abraham Lincoln is printed in the upper left corner of the postcard. A circular inset below the poem features an illustration of Lincoln's birthplace cabin. The caption is printed along the bottom edge of the image. The postcard reverse is divided. The number 47496 is printed in the upper left corner. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum