Black bordered stationery became a popular way of expressing the sender’s state of mourning during the Victorian era. This example depicts the bust of Abraham Lincoln in the upper left corner and was printed to express mourning for the recently martyred President. The stationery measures 7½” by 10” and is folded in half. A scarce piece of Lincoln mourning memorabilia. Comes housed in an 8 x 12-inch display case with black velvet backing and descriptive card.
Comes housed in a 8 x 12 inch display case with black velvet backing and descriptive card.
Inventory Number: POL 216 / SOLD