|Lincoln On Fence
|FES Title:||Lincoln on fence.|
|Alternate Titles:||One of Lincoln’s Favorite Perches was on Top of an Old Fashioned Rail Fence
|Size:||36″H x 30″W|
|Published:|| Madison, Lucy Foster. Lincoln. Philadelphia: The Penn Publishing Company, 1928: 68.
caption: One of Lincoln’s Favorite Perches Was on Top of an Oldfashioned Rail Fence
______. New York: Hampton Publishing Company, 1928: 68.
Donna Lawrence Productions, and New Salem Lincoln League. Turning Point Lincoln’s New Salem. [Louisville, KY]: Donna Lawrence Productions Inc, 1992.
Tarbell, Ida M. Abraham Lincoln & His Ancestors. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1997: cover.
|Inscription:||ll: Frank E. Schoonover / ’27|
|Exhibitions:||1931 FES; 1954 Peoples; 1967 WSFS (title unverified); 1977 FES; 2001 FES|
|Comments:||TP; non-trany 4×5; index; edit|
|Commentary:||Schoonover writes on a card: “One of his [Abe Lincoln’s] favorite perches was on top of a worm fence – and he often carried a book to the fields. About the first to go was Aesop’s Fables.” (archives)|
|Provenance:||Artist; Helen L. Card, Latendorf Bookshop, New York (as of June 19, 1961); Wilmington Savings Fund Society, Wilmington, Delaware|