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"Federal Hill" Where Stephen Collins Foster Wrote "My Old Kentucky Home"

Creator:
Commercial Litho. Co.
Location:
Kentucky, Louisville
Origin Date:
1910-1920
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in
Item ID:
71.2009.083.2079
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Cartoons, Broadsides & Ephemera

Description

This postcard features a front view of Federal Hill, the mansion where Stephen Collins Foster wrote his well known anti-slavery ballad, "My Old Kentucky Home." Five people are seen standing or seated in front of the building. A horse and buggy wait on the drive. The postcard caption is printed in the margin below the image. The postcard reverse is divided with narrative text printed on the left side. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum