Scarf: Gettysburg Address

Object Number: 
1941.635
Date: 
1941
Medium: 
Rayon
Dimensions: 
Overall: 24 x 25 1/4 in. ( 61 x 64.1 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on border, twice: "GETTYSBURG ADDRESS/ NOVEMBER - 19 -1863" printed: in corners: "LINCOLN MEMORIAL,/ WASHINGTON D.C./ LINCOLN'S BIRTHPLACE/ FEBRUARY 12,/ 1809" printed: in center: "FOUR SCORE AND SEVEN YEARS/ AGO OUR FATHERS BROUGHT FORTH/ ON T
Description: 
Rayon printed kerchief with the Gettysburg Address, written by Abraham Lincoln, with an outline of a map of the U.S.; in two opposite corners are images of the Lincoln Memorial and Lincoln's birthplace; printed in red and blue ink on a white ground; inner red border, outer blue border.
Gallery Label: 
The original cartoon for this kerchief is also held by the Society.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Echo Scarfs
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group