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Lincoln's New Salem

Creator:
L. L. Cook Co.
Location:
Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Origin Date:
1935-1945
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in
Item ID:
71.2009.083.1453
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Cartoons, Broadsides & Ephemera

Description

This postcard is a photograph of a street scene taken in New Salem State Park near Petersburg, Illinois. Two reconstructed log cabins with a path in front are in the foreground. Other buildings can be seen in the background. Several people are walking on the main path in the center of the village. The caption is printed near the lower edge of the image to the left. The number D-228 is printed in the lower right corner of the image. The reverse of the postcard is divided in half vertically with the right side labeled "Address." Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum