Execution of Captain Nathan Hale- 1910s Antique Postcard- American History- Revolutionary War Spy- Frank Vining Smith- Palmyra, IN


(5 1/2 x 3 1/2 In) This is an original antique postcard from the 1910s. It shows a painting of the "Execution of Captain Nathan Hale" by artist Frank Vining Smith. "Captain Nathan Hale, endevering to get information for Washington, was arrested and hanged as a spy. His last words were, "I regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.", reads the description printed on the back. An advertisement for "Martin Huff & Co., Department Store, Palmyra, Ind.", is also printed on the back.

The postcard is unused and is in VERY GOOD condition, wear at the edges, blunted corner tips.

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