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WILLIAM McKINLEY, twenty-fourth President of the U. S. Elected twice. Inaugurated for the first time March 4, 1897 and entered on his second term March 4, 1901.

WILLIAM McKINLEY was born at Niles, Ohio on Jan. 29, 1843, and was 53 years old when inaugurated President. During his first term the Spanish-American War and the annexation of the Philippines were successfully concluded. Six months after his re-election

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

2015.8541

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

H.R. Burdick
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