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"Wish That All Men Everywhere Should Be Free" Lincoln Quotation

Creator:
unknown
Location:
Unknown place made
Origin Date:
1908-1930
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in
Item ID:
71.2009.083.0995
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Cartoons, Broadsides & Ephemera

Description

This embossed postcard features an open book on a gold-colored easel. A right-profile portrait of President Abraham Lincoln is on the left page and a quotation on the right page. The quotation: "I intend no modification of my oft-expressed wish that all men everywhere should be free" is from a letter written by President Lincoln to Horace Greeley on August 22, 1862. The book is surrounded by pink and red roses on a pale green background. The postcard reverse is divided. Part of the LIncoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum