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Youth of Abraham Lincoln

Creator:
unknown
Location:
Unknown place made
Origin Date:
1908-1930
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 5 3/8 in
Item ID:
71.2009.083.1036
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Cartoons, Broadsides & Ephemera

Description

This postcard features an illustration done from an engraving by Ernest F. Hubbard of a young Abraham Lincoln taking a break from chopping down a tree. Lincoln is depicted seated on the ground and leaning against the tree trunk reading a book. The blade of his axe is embedded in the end of the log. This is one of a series of twenty postcards with illustrations featuring events which occurred during the life of President Lincoln. The postcard reverse is divided. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum