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ABRAHAM LINCOLN, sixteenth President of the U. S. Elected twice. Inaugurated for the first time March 4, 1861 and entered on his second term March 4, 1865.

ABRAHAM LINCOLN was born in Larue Co., Kentucky on Feb. 12, 1809. He was 52 years of age when first inaugurated, and was the first President elected by the new (or what is now) the Republican party. During his administration there occurred the Civil War

American
1908
Publisher Raphael Tuck & Sons (English, 1886–1960)


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2015.8533

Medium or Technique

Chromolithograph on card stock.

Not On View

Classifications

Postcards

Back: undivided. Mint.
Raphael Tuck & Sons’ Post Card Series No.2328, “Presidents of the United States.”
ART PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN.
Printed in Germany

Signed

LP SPINNER
Presidential signature reproduction.

Provenance

Between 1950 and 2015, acquired by Leonard A. Lauder, New York, from various postcard dealers in Europe and the United States; 2015, gift of Leonard A. Lauder to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 24, 2015)

Credit Line

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