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In Old Kentucky, where the grass grows green, An old log cabin may yet be seen; It sheltered a Life that Fate had decreed Should come at the call of the Country's need. By the light of the fire, in the twilight hour, The lad wove his dreams, asking G

"I'll study and be ready and maybe the chance will come."

1915
Made by Curt Teich, Co., Chicago (American, 1893 - 1974), Publisher Braun Post Card Co. Cleveland, Ohio (U.S.A., 1910 - 1924), Copyrighted by Mary Eyre Wintersmith Robertson


Dimensions

Horizontal: 8.9 x 14 cm (3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2014.9452

Medium or Technique

Chromolithograph on card stock.

Not On View

Classifications

Postcards

Front: Copyright, 1915, by Mary Eyre Wintersmith Robertson, Elizabethtown, Kentucky.
Back: divided. Mint.
R-61880
MADE BY CURT TEICH & CO., CHICAGO.
97 PUBLISHED BY BRAUN POST CARD CO., CLEVELAND, OHIO
MADE IN U.S.A.

Signed

W.R.Gyles

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Leonard A. Lauder Postcard Archive—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder