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Abraham Lincoln

Creator:
American News Company
Location:
New York, New York; Germany
Origin Date:
1910-1920
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 5 7/16 in x 3 1/2 in
Item ID:
71.2009.083.2505
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Cartoons, Broadsides & Ephemera

Description

This litho-chrome postcard printed in Germany features a head and shoulders portrait of President Abraham Lincoln. It is done from a photograph taken of him on November 8, 1863, in Washington, D. C., eleven days before he traveled to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, to deliver his address at the dedication ceremony for the National Cemetery there. The postcard reverse is divided. The number D3028 is printed along the left edge. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum