1. Creator/Author:
  2. M.T. Sheahan (11)

The Martyred Presidents

Creator:
M.T. Sheahan
Location:
Massachusetts, Boston
Origin Date:
1908
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in
Item ID:
71.2009.083.0797
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Cartoons, Broadsides & Ephemera

Description

This postcard features memorial head and shoulders portraits the first three United States presidents to be assassinated while in office: Abraham Lincoln in 1865, James A. Garfield in 1881, and William McKinley in 1901. Each president's portrait is labelled below the image with his name and birth and death dates. American flags and patriotic shields separate the portraits. The postcard reverse is divided. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum