1. Creator/Author:
  2. Artvue Post Card Co. (16)

Interior, Mentor Graham House

Creator:
Artvue Post Card Co.
Location:
New York, New York
Origin Date:
1940-1950
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 3 9/16 in x 5 9/16 in
Item ID:
71.2009.083.2399
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 room in the house in which Mentor Graham and his son lived after moving to Blunt, South Dakota, in the 1880s. A table with books on it, a settee. a rocking chair, and possibly a daybed are shown. Mentor Graham met Abraham Lincoln in New Salem, Illinois, and tutored him in grammar and surveying in the 1830s. The postcard reverse is divided. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum