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

Abraham Lincoln Raising the Flag Over Independence Hall

Creator:
Lloyd Ostendorf
Location:
Ohio, Dayton
Origin Date:
1973-1974
Materials:
paper, pen and ink, watercolor
Measurements:
overall: 20 in x 16 in
Item ID:
71.2009.081.0769
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Fine Art

Description

This original illustration features President-elect Abraham Lincoln depicted raising the American flag in front of Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is surrounded by five men. The text below the print reads, "President-Elect Abraham Lincoln Raising the Flag Over Independence Hall, Philadelphia, PA., February 22, 1861." The artist's signature in black ink and the date are handwritten in the lower right corner of the illustration. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum