1. Creator/Author:
  2. Lloyd Ostendorf (72)

Lincoln Boarding a Train

Creator:
Lloyd Ostendorf, The Lincoln Memorial University Collection
Location:
Tennessee, Harrogate
Origin Date:
1963
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 13 in x 10 in
Item ID:
71.2009.081.1165
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Fine Art

Description

This print features President-elect Abraham Lincoln about to board the train for his inaugural journey to Washington, D. C. He is shown standing beside Dr. William Wallace with a soldier behind them and a crowd of people gathered on the opposite side of the railroad car. The text below the image reads, "Lincoln and his personal physician, Dr. William Smith Wallace, prepare to board the special train at Springfield, Illinois, on February 11, 1861, for the long trip to Washington, D. C. Wallace graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Medical Department and was Lincoln's brother-in-law. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum