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1809--Lincoln Centenary--1909

Creator:
Century Co.
Location:
New York, New York
Origin Date:
1908
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in
Item ID:
71.2009.083.2533
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Cartoons, Broadsides & Ephemera

Description

This sepia-toned postcard features a full-length portrait of President Abraham Lincoln along with a quotation from his Gettysburg Address. The portrait is reproduced from a photograph taken of President Lincoln on February 24, 1861, in Washington, D. C. A small illustration of young Abraham Lincoln studying a book by the light of the fireplace is in the upper right corner. A small illustration of President Lincoln speaking at the dedication ceremony for the National Cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, is in the lower right corner with the quotation printed between the illustrations. The postcard reverse is divided. An advertisement for books published by The Century Co. is printed on the left side. The right side is addressed to The Century Co. in New York. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum