1. Creator/Author:
  2. Kyle Co. (8)

Birthplace of Abraham Lincoln

Creator:
Kyle Co.
Location:
Kentucky, Louisville
Origin Date:
1930-1940
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in
Item ID:
71.2009.083.2194
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Cartoons, Broadsides & Ephemera

Description

This colored postcard features an illustration of the log cabin in which Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809, in Hardin County, Kentucky. An oval inset in the top right corner has an illustrated portrait of President Lincoln. The whole image is surrounded by a white border with the caption printed in the top and bottom margins. The postcard reverse is divided. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum