Creator:
Auburn Post Card Manufacturing Co.
Location:
Indiana, DeKalb County, Auburn
Origin Date:
1935-1945
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 3 7/16 in x 5 7/16 in
Item ID:
71.2009.083.1436
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Cartoons, Broadsides & Ephemera

Description

This sky-tint postcard features the reconstructed Berry-Lincoln store in New Salem State Park near Petersburg, Illinois. Abraham Lincoln lived in the village of New Salem from 1831 to 1837. In 1832 he became the co-owner of the store with William Berry. A white border surrounds the image with the caption printed in the lower margin. The reverse is divided vertically with the label "Correspondence" on the left side and the label "Address" on the right side.. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum