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You Can Fool Some of the People...

Creator:
Artcraft Printing Company
Location:
California, San Francisco
Origin Date:
1937
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/2 in x 3 7/16 in
Item ID:
71.2009.083.2507
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 image by E. A. Burbank featuring a head and shoulders portrait of President Abraham Lincoln surrounded by the text of a quotation erroneously attributed to him. The portrait was done from a photograph taken of President Lincoln on November 8, 1863, in Washington, D. C. The postcard reverse is divided. An inscription is handwritten in black ink by the artist to the Lincoln National Life Foundation of Fort Wayne, Indiana, reading "Compliments of E. A. Burbank" is on the left side. The San Francisco, California, postmark is dated April 15, 1937. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum