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Abraham Lincoln

Creator:
W. Sander and Son
Location:
Germany
Origin Date:
1908
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/4 in x 3 1/2 in
Item ID:
71.2009.083.1019
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Cartoons, Broadsides & Ephemera

Description

This embossed, tinted postcard features an illustration of a young, beardless Abraham Lincoln splitting rails. Lincoln is depicted holding an axe over his right shoulder with both hands while his left foot rests on the log. The illustration is surrounded by a gold-colored border. An American flag is draped behind the left edge of the illustration. 'Abraham Lincoln' is printed in gold-colored ink above the image with a border of flowers above. The postcard reverse is divided. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum