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Commemorative Postcard Featuring Portrait of Abraham Lincoln and the Wanted Poster for John Wilkes Booth

Title

Commemorative Postcard Featuring Portrait of Abraham Lincoln and the Wanted Poster for John Wilkes Booth

Creator

F. Sander

Files

Creator Role

copyright holder

Description

This postcard features a color embossed drawing of Abraham Lincoln’s portrait on a banner being carried by a bald eagle. This postcard also features the wanted poster for John Wilkes Booth right in front of an American flag. The back is addressed to Master George Easton of Esperance, NY.

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1911

Measurement

3 1/2 X 5 1/2 inches ; landscape

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper; card stock

Inscription

verso, right center: “Master George Easton/ of Esperance, N.Y....”

Work Type

picture postcard

ID

P7667

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Commemorative Postcard Featuring Portrait of Abraham Lincoln and the Wanted Poster for John Wilkes Booth

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