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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:
71.2009.083.2535
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 half-length portrait of President Abraham Lincoln along with a quotation from his letter to Horace Greeley, August 22, 1862. The portrait is reproduced from a photograph taken of President Lincoln on January 8, 1864, in Washington, D. C. A small illustration of a log cabin is in the upper right corner. A small illustration of the White House is in the lower right corner with the quotation printed between the illustrations. The postcard reverse is divided. This item is a duplicate of 71.2009.083.2536 except without the advertisement on the reverse. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum