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The card is presumably a trade card distributed by the Western Bank Note & Eng. Co. It is an engraved card featuring a portrait of Abraham Lincoln and the text of the Gettysburg Address.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
3 1/2 X 6 3/8 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
ink on paper card
recto, top left: "WITH MALICE TOWARD NONE / WITH CHARITY FOR ALL" recto, bottom left, printed signature: Abraham Lincoln recto, top right: LINCOLN'S GETTYSBURG SPEECH. / NOVEMBER 19, 1863. / [Full text of Address follows.] recto, at bottom: WESTERN BANK NOTE & ENG. CO. - WESTERN DIVISION AMERICAN BANK NOTE CO. / SEE REVERSE verso: DEAR FRIEND:" / PLEASE ADD THIS TO YOUR "LINCOLN" / COLLECTION WITH MY COMPLIMENTS AND ALL / GOOD WISHES. / AS EVER, / RAYMOND V. BAHR / SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS.
Advertising cards; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. Gettysburg address; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Quotations
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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