Patrick Henry. 5788

Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death! March 23, 1775.

American
1902
Publisher Detroit Publishing Company (American)


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2013.5372

Medium or Technique

Offset photomechanical print on card stock

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Postcards

Front: Copyright, 1902, by Detroit Photographic Co.
Back: undivided. Mint.

Provenance

Between 1950 and 2011, acquired by Leonard A. Lauder, New York, from various postcard dealers in the United States, Canada and Europe; 2013, gift of Leonard A. Lauder to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 18, 2013)

Credit Line

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