Print from Original
Abe Lincoln, the Postmaster, delivering mail on the Post
Road in New Salem area.
ink and wash was commissioned by Phil Wagner to be used to promote
a fund raiser for the D.E.A.F. Association (hearing disabled). The
ink and wash was used on the cover of a Special Edition of the book,
Abraham Lincoln, The Boy - The Man, authored and illustrated by
Ostendorf. For the 150th anniversary of Lincoln as a postmaster,
500 copies were printed.
22 mile pilgrimage was made from New Salem to Athens, IL to Springfield,
IL to honor Abe, the Postmaster. President Reagan sent a letter
to be carried over the Post Road to help draw attention to this
worthy cause. The Springfield Postmaster was presented with this
by Dr. Wayne Temple.
Ink and wash 11" x 14" on artist board $1350.00
x 11" Print