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

Creator:
Curt Teich & Co.
Location:
Illinois, Chicago
Origin Date:
1915-1925
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in
Item ID:
71.2009.083.2082
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Cartoons, Broadsides & Ephemera

Description

This tinted 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." Green shutters are on the windows. A bench is under a tree in the front. A white border surrounds the image with the caption printed in the margin below the image. The number 69033 is printed in the lower right corner of the border. The postcard reverse is divided. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum