1. Creator/Author:
  2. Lincoln Company (1)

Lincoln's Speech at Gettysburg

Creator:
Lincoln Company
Location:
Illinois, Cook County, Chicago
Origin Date:
1925-1950
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 14 in x 9 in
Item ID:
71.2009.081.2051
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Fine Art

Description

This print features a framed bas relief right profile of President Abraham Lincoln in an oval frame reading "Malice Toward None with Charity for All. The printed text of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address given at the dedication of the National Cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, on November 19, 1863, is placed on the bottom half of the page. The printed profile is done from a photograph taken on Feburary 9, 1864, in Washington, D. C. A log cabin illustration and a facsimile signature separate the portrait from the text. The publisher's information is in the lower right corner of the margin. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum