1. Creator/Author:
  2. Allen T. True (1)

Man for the Ages

Creator:
R.R Donnelley & Sons Company, Allen T. True
Location:
Illinois, Chicago
Origin Date:
1957
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 20 in x 15 in
Item ID:
71.2009.081.0922
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Fine Art

Description

This commemorative, portfolio-sized folder features a reproduction of a painting of President Abraham Lincoln by artist Allen Tupper True . The front of the folder has a right-profile, head and shoulders portrait of President Lincoln done after a photograph taken of him on February 9, 1864, in Washington, D. C. The back cover has narrative text including an anecdote about Lincoln as a Lawyer, biographical text about the artist Allen True, and a brief note about the reproduction process. The inside pages of the folder are blank with the exception of the printed title about three-quarters of the way down the page. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum