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FRANKLIN PIERCE, fourteenth President of the U. S. Served one term - from March 4, 1853 to March 3, 1857.

FRANKLIN PIERCE was born in Hillsborough, N.H. on Nov. 23, 1804, and at the age of 49 years was inaugurated President. He was a candidate of the Democratic party, but his election was almost unanimous, only four states casting their electoral votes again

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

2015.8531

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 SKINNER
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