Creator:
Arthur Jaffe Heliochrome Co.
Location:
New York, New York City
Origin Date:
1966
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in
Item ID:
71.2009.083.0905
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Cartoons, Broadsides & Ephemera

Description

This postcard features a reproduction of the original painting of President Abraham Lincoln done by artist William E. Marshall in 1864. President Lincoln is depicted facing slightly toward the viewer's right surrounded by a pale green decorative frame. The original painting is in the collection of the New-York Historical Society in New York City. The postcard reverse is undivided. The caption is printed along the top edge near the middle. A handwritten note in blue ink humorously signed "A. Lincoln" addressed to Mrs. Higgins and Miss Stemen of the Lincoln National Life Foundation in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The New York, New York, postmark is dated January 26, 1966. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum