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Abraham Lincoln and Ann Rutledge in their Courting Days

Creator:
Curteich
Location:
Illinois, Chicago
Origin Date:
1938
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in
Item ID:
71.2009.083.1395
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Cartoons, Broadsides & Ephemera

Description

This linen postcard features an illustration of a beardless Abraham Lincoln as a store clerk behind the counter and Ann Rutledge standing on the opposite side with her right elbow resting on the counter. Shelves with various dry goods are on the wall behind Lincoln. A wall with a window and various cooking pots hanging on it is behind Ann Rutledge. A white border surrounds the image. The caption is printed in the top margin. The copyright information and the number 8A-H992 are printed on the lower margin. The reverse is divided in half vertically. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum