1. Creator/Author:
  2. American Lithographic Co. (6)

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Creator:
American Lithographic Co.
Location:
New York, New York
Origin Date:
1917-1918
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 30 in x 20 in
Item ID:
71.2009.081.2542
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Fine Art

Description

This poster advertising Liberty Bonds features a large right profile portrait of President Abraham Lincoln in the center. Below the portrait is a quotation from President Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, "That government of the people, by the people, for the people shall not perish from the earth." The title and quotation are printed in orange ink. The background is a mottled olive green to rust color. A printed facsimile signature is at the end. The whole poster is bordered by a printed decorative frame. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum