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Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D. C.

Creator:
Metropolitan
Location:
Massachusetts, Everett
Origin Date:
1940-1950
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in
Item ID:
71.2009.083.2902
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Cartoons, Broadsides & Ephemera

Description

This linen postcard features a view the Lincoln Memorial statue of President Abraham Lincoln, done by sculptor Daniel Chester French, located in Washington, D. C. President Lincoln is depicted seated in a large stately chair with a large United States flag draped over the back of the chair. Each arm is resting on the chair. His head is tilted slightly downward as if deep in thought. The statue rests on a ten-foot high pedestal. The inscription high on the wall behind the statue reads "In this temple as in the hearts of the people for whom he saved the Union the memory of Abraham Lincoln is enshrined forever." A light-colored border surrounds the image with the caption and the numbers M570 and 44525 printed in the top and bottom margins. The postcard reverse is divided. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum