Roy's Postcards: 1986/11/18

Inscription:

Leonard, Frances and I visited the Lincoln Memorial today and I bought this postcard. The Memorial is very moving.

Postcard front:

Abraham Lincoln And His Son Thad
Published by L. Prang & Co. Lithographers Boston Mass.

Postcard back:

ABRAHAM AND TAD LINCOLN

This Prang lithograph of Lincoln and his youngest son is one of many popular reproductions based on a photograph taken by Anthony Berger, Mathew Brady's assistant, on February 9, 1864. Lincoln wished it known that they were viewing a collection of Brady's photographs. Courtesy of Library of Congress.

Published for Parks & History ASsociation, Washington, D.C.

Leonard's comments:

Good job, Lincoln. Everybody knows it now.

See also: dc



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