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Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of chains and slevery? Forbid it almighty God I know not what course others may take, but as for me give me LIBERTY or give me DEATH! - PATRICK HENRY
Publisher M.T. Sheahan, Boston, MA (American, 1903–1910)
Vertical: 14 x 8.9 cm (5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Chromolithograph and metallic pigment on card stock with gilded, beveled edges.
Not On View
Front: Copyright 1908, by M. T. Sheahan. Boston
Back: divided. Mint.
SHEAHAN’S FAMOUS PEOPLE
922 Copyright 1908 by M. T. Sheahan Boston
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)
Leonard A. Lauder Postcard Archive—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder