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ABRAHAM LINCOLN: born in Kentucky, 1809; assasinated at Washington, 1865; admitted to bar in Illinois, 1836; captain in Black Hawk war, 1832; member of Congress, 1847-49; famous debate on slavery with Stephen A. Douglas in 1848; elected president in 1860
Publisher Bamforth & Co. Ltd., Publishers, Holmfirth, and New York
Horizontal: 8.9 x 14 cm (3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Chromolithograph and metallic pigment on card stock.
Not On View
Front: COPYRIGHT 1908 BY R.M. DONALDSON.
Back: divided. Mint.
Between 1950 and 2011, acquired by Leonard A. Lauder, New York, from various postcard dealers in the United States, Canada and Europe; 2014, gift of Leonard A. Lauder to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 29, 2014)
Leonard A. Lauder Postcard Archive—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder