Creator:
Meriden Gravure Company
Location:
Connecticut, Meriden
Origin Date:
1930-1950
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 5 7/16 in x 3 1/2 in
Item ID:
71.2009.083.2845
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Cartoons, Broadsides & Ephemera

Description

This gravure postcard features the painted plaster bust of President Abraham Lincoln done by sculptor Henry Kirke Bush-Brown who gifted it to the Smithsonian Institution in 1930. President Lincoln is depicted to mid-chest with his head tilted slightly downward as if in thought. The postcard reverse is divided. The caption and description of the bust are printed on the left side. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum