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Lincoln's First School on Knob Creek

Creator:
Dexter Press
Location:
New York, Pearl River
Origin Date:
1940-1950
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in
Item ID:
71.2009.083.2279
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 reproduction of an original painting of the first school on Knob Creek in Kentucky where Abraham Lincoln was a student. The school is depicted as a one-room log cabin with a split rail fence behind it. The caption is printed in the upper right of the image. The number 35976 is printed in the lower left corner. A white border surrounds the image. The postcard reverse is divided and has a poem printed on the left side. Part of the LIncoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum