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"The Wigwam," Abraham Lincoln Group, Chicago World's Fair

Creator:
Gerson Bros.
Location:
Illinois, Chicago
Origin Date:
1933
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in
Item ID:
71.2009.083.1341
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 one of the replica buildings in the Lincoln Village at the Chicago World's Fair in 1933. The Wigwam was where the Republican Party met in 1860 and chose Abraham Lincoln to be their presidential candidate in the November election. A white border surrounds the image with the title and the number 309 printed in the top margin. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Musem