1. Creator/Author:
  2. Aram J. Pothier (1)

Lincoln Day Proclamation

Creator:
Aram J. Pothier, State of Rhode Island
Location:
Rhode Island, Providence
Origin Date:
1909
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 13 in x 8 in
Item ID:
71.2009.081.2321
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Fine Art

Description

This is a typed copy of the original Lincoln Day Proclamation made by the governor of Wisconsin setting aside February 12, 1909, for patriotic observance of the centennial anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln including the general suspension of business and a one-hundred-gun salute fired from the State House grounds at noon. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum